Senior ANC KZN leader arrested in connection with political murder

A senior KZN official has been arrested in connection with the murder of Wandile Ngobeni
A senior KZN official has been arrested in connection with the murder of Wandile Ngobeni
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Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the 2016 murder of ANC Youth League official Wandile Ngobeni.

The suspect is believed to be the mayor of New Castle Nthuthuko Mahlaba.

Breaking news emerging from KwaZulu-Natal. Police have arrested the mayor of Newcastle. Ntuthuko Mahlaba is an ANC regional chairperson. Courtesy #Dstv403

Reneilwe Serero who is the spokesperson for Police Minister Bheki Cele said she could confirm that a senior official has been arrested although she cannot divulge his name.

“I cannot divulge the name of the suspect but he will appear in court within the next 48 hours,” she said. 

Sowetanlive could not reach the KZN Youth League by the time of publishing.

This is a developing story.

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