Mpumalanga police launch manhunt for Kwanele Zuma's killers

Police in Mpumalanga are investigating cases of murder, attempted murder and possible rape.

This comes after 22-year-old Kwanele Zuma was allegedly raped and murdered on her way home from a job interview in Johannesburg.

Kwanele's brother Ngcobo Zuma who was with his sister was beaten and thrown out of the moving taxi and resulted in him being wheelchair-bound.

Clement Manyathela speaks to Ngcobo Zuma about the accident.

I remember taking a taxi from Jozi to Witbank then when we got to Witbank we found a taxi around 7 to 8 at night and we hitched hiked.

Ngcobo Zuma, Deceased brother

It didn't use the Middleburg road, it took the Ogies. My sister looked at me and I looked at her back after that the people told us to get on the ground, take off our shoes and clothes. They took our money, clothes and phones.

Ngcobo Zuma, Deceased brother

The next thing I saw, they opened the sliding door and threw me out. When I wanted to get my sister the pushed me out. I don't know who found me, I woke up in a hospital.

Ngcobo Zuma, Deceased brother

Provincial SAPS spokesperson Brigadier Leonard Hlathi says they are busy with the investigations.

The family is with police now to try and gather more information as to what happened.

Brigadier Leonard Hlathi, SAPS Spokesperson - Mpumalanga

We have opened a case for investigation purposes. We are calling on the public to come forward with information of that combi that picked up the pair.

Brigadier Leonard Hlathi, SAPS Spokesperson - Mpumalanga

Listen to the full interview below...


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
'Mathematics syllabus is enormous to be covered within a year,' says expert

'Mathematics syllabus is enormous to be covered within a year,' says expert

Wits University mathematics lecturer Dr Jacques du Plessis says teachers are racing against time in the classroom.

Home Affairs gazettes new tougher laws for refugees and and asylum seekers

Home Affairs gazettes new tougher laws for refugees and and asylum seekers

Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says those who commit fraud face expulsion for destroying the sovereignty of the country.

Former Reserve Bank deputy governor Daniel Mminele appointed Absa CEO

Former Reserve Bank deputy governor Daniel Mminele appointed Absa CEO

Absa head of corporate communications Songezo Zibi says Mminele has pedigree both in terms of policy and commercial banking.

Eskom says system still constrained but load shedding unlikely for the week

Eskom says system still constrained but load shedding unlikely for the week

Spokesperson Dikatso Mothae confirms that CEO André de Ruyter has officially started work at the power utility.

CT refugee 'leader' held in custody after court appearance on assault charges

CT refugee 'leader' held in custody after court appearance on assault charges

JP Balous will remain behind bars until his next court appearance in a week's time. He faces eight charges of assault.

Speedsters and drunk drivers will be targeted on Gauteng highways

Speedsters and drunk drivers will be targeted on Gauteng highways

As holidaymakers return home, they can expect roadblocks across the province says Gauteng traffic police spokesperson Obed Sibasa.

Popular articles
When insurance claims go wrong

When insurance claims go wrong

Be mindful of what you're disclosing at the time you take out a policy.

'Scrubbing' the atmosphere and other high-tech climate friendly innovations

'Scrubbing' the atmosphere and other high-tech climate friendly innovations

Data ssystems use a great deal of energy and tech providers must start reducing emissions.

How is 'steely' Pravin Gordhan coping under pressure from detractors?

How is 'steely' Pravin Gordhan coping under pressure from detractors?

Pravin Gordhan, the minister of public enterprises, wants to be left alone to do his job.

Naspers plans to sell shares in Prosus - will it decrease the Tencent gap?

Naspers plans to sell shares in Prosus - will it decrease the Tencent gap?

Naspers plans to sell about 22 million shares in Prosus - will it decrease the Tencent gap?

Davos 2020:  How well did Team South Africa pitch today?

Davos 2020: How well did Team South Africa pitch today?

Day two of Davos, where business heavyweights are attending the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.

Callers detail how Northview High School learner died at Nyathi lodge in 1999

Callers detail how Northview High School learner died at Nyathi lodge in 1999

Lesego and Boitumelo detail in graphic detail how their schoolmate Portia died at the lodge while on a school trip.

Telkom meets unions over mass retrenchments

Telkom meets unions over mass retrenchments

Solidarity strategic specialist Morné Malan says the process is still continuing and very little progress has been made.

Two primary school pupils dead after truck crashes into wall

Two primary school pupils dead after truck crashes into wall

Officials said that a truck delivering food items at the school crashed into the wall.

Eskom appoints critic Sikonathi Mantshantsha as new spokesperson

Eskom appoints critic Sikonathi Mantshantsha as new spokesperson

Mantshantsha replaced Khulu Phasiwe who resigned in April last year from the embattled power utility.

Western Cape top judge accuses her boss John Hlope of assault, misconduct

Western Cape top judge accuses her boss John Hlope of assault, misconduct

EWN reporter Jason Felix gives insight on what this public spat between the two officials is all about.