Lunga Mzangwe
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4 Aug 2022
5:15 am

‘Ek het hom geskiet’, cop allegedly tells mom of man killed during Tembisa protest

Lunga Mzangwe

An investigation has been opened into the death of civilians allegedly killed by the police.

Pheta Molonyama's mother, Johannah Ndabandaba, during a site visit by MEC for Human Settlements, Urban Planning and COGTA, Lebogang Maile and Ekurhuleni Mayor, Tania Campbell to Tembisa after recent violent protests on 3 August 2022. Picture: Neil McCartney

The family of a man allegedly killed by Ekurhuleni Metro Police in the Tembisa protest believe they have been treated with contempt by the cops. Pheta Molonyama was allegedly shot by a police officer while on his way home from work, according to family spokesperson Boitumelo Sekonyane. His mother “was called by the community to tell her that [Pheta] had been shot. She asked the [white police] officer if he was the one who shot him and he replied by saying, Ek het hom geskiet. ALSO READ: Parts of Tembisa plunged into darkness after substation torched He was in a police...