Molefe Seeletsa

By Molefe Seeletsa

Digital Journalist


Two MK party members reportedly shot dead in Ekurhuleni, one suspect nabbed

The police are currently investigating the incident.


Police in Gauteng have arrested a suspect in connection with the deaths of two uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) party members.

The incident occurred on Sunday night in Katlehong, Ekurhuleni.

It is alleged that the two MK party members were involved in an altercation with members of the African National Congress (ANC) at the Thwala section.

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One person died at the scene, while the other was declared dead upon arrival at the hospital.

A firearm and a knife were recovered at the location of the crime.

The provincial South African Police Service (Saps) are currently investigating the incident.

The Citizen has reached out to MK party and ANC for comment. This article will be updated.

DA members attacked

Some parts of the country has seen some acts of violence ahead of election day on 29 May.

Most recently, Democratic Alliance (DA) members were attacked by a group of 10 unidentified men in Atteridgeville, west of Pretoria, while setting up campaign posters for the party.

According to Police Minister Bheki Cele, a case has been opened at the Atteridgeville police station.

Cele warned against such incidents as the country prepares to go to the polls.

“we also speaking with political parties themselves and they are coming together in the monitoring of the elections at its national, provincial, and even regional areas where they come together to work.

“We are also urging them that they must make the work of police very easy by working together,” the minister told the media last week.

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