Two suspects, aged 29 and 24, will on Monday appear in the Umlazi Magistrate’s Court in connection with the killing of Bongani Mkhize, the branch chairperson of the Coastal College African National Congress Youth League in Umlazi and ANC chairperson for Ward 88, south of Durban. Mkhize was shot and killed on Saturday.
Provincial police spokesperson Jay Naicker says one suspect handed himself over to the police, while the second was arrested at his home.
“We can confirm that two suspects are currently in custody one aged 29 and the 2nd aged 24. They will be appearing in the Umlazi Magistrate Court on charges of murder as well as unlawful possession of a fire arm.”