MP Killed in Botched Car Hijacking

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PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA, 20 JUNE 2018 – A South African Member of Parliament (MP) Sibusiso Radebe, was killed Tuesday night in what appears to be a botched car hijacking.

Radebe, an MP of South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) was shot and killed while sitting in a car with a friend.

The killing sent shock waves across South Africa and highlighted the gravity of crime in a country where killings remain unacceptably high.

Murders in South Africa cell from 18,673 in 2015/2016 to 19,016 in 2016/2017.
Police reports show a spike in political killings, blaming a majority of political assassinations on feuds within the ANC in the coastal provinces of KwaZulu Natal.

The exact motive of Radebe’s killing remains unclear.

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One thought on “MP Killed in Botched Car Hijacking

  1. That’s the Africa we live in,politicians feel they are more than conquerors when in that position they are being nominated to serve the pple,what do you expect when ego comes in.

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