Nameera Sarjoo
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6 Oct 2016
10:13 am

The uThukela District manager shot dead

Nameera Sarjoo

It is alleged an unknown number of armed men shot him and drove off.

The man was shot in his driveway. Picture: Ladysmith Gazette

The manager in the office of the uThukela District mayor in Durban has been shot dead in his driveway.

Mpumelelo ‘Mpume’ Mbatha was shot in his driveway in the Hospital Park area on Wednesday night, Ladysmith Gazette reported.

He was the manager in the office of the uThukela District mayor.

It is alleged an unknown number of armed men shot him and drove away.

He sustained three gunshot wounds to the chest, shoulder and neck.

EMS paramedics were exiting the Ladysmith Provincial Hospital gates when they saw the injured man and immediately rushed him to hospital.

The motive for the shooting remains unknown.

– Caxton News Service