MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE
INKATHA FREEDOM PARTY

 


IFP CONDEMNS DRIVE-BY SHOOTINGS OF ITS MEMBERS

September 28, 2005

The IFP's Safety and Security Spokesperson, Mr Velaphi Ndlovu today condemned the drive-by shooting last night in which two (2) of its members, eThekwini Municipality Councillor L.M. Zondo and Mr Mathaba, were injured and one, Induna Biyela of KwaMashu Hostel, was killed.

Cllr. Zondo is in critical condition in hospital and Mr Mathaba has sustained severe injuries.

Mr Ndlovu said:

"We condemn this act of violence and call on the police to act quickly in order to arrest the perpetrators of this cowardly act.

We further call on all members of the IFP and the KwaMashu community to remain calm so that the police can complete their investigations and bring the perpetrators to book as soon as possible.

The IFP is shocked by this act of violence and we pass our sincere condolences to the family of Induna Biyela and we pray for the recovery of Cllr Zondo and Mr Mathaba. Our prayers are also with their respective families in their hour of need."

Contact:

Mr VB Ndlovu - 083 625 0803