Bafana Bafana has confirmed that the tombstone of former captain Senzo Meyiwa has been vandalised just a month after being unveiled, the unveiling ceremony was held on November 10, 2020.
Images were shared across social media on Saturday and the national soccer team, Bafana Bafana confirmed the reports on their Twitter page by sharing that the tombstone in Chesterville, Durban was plundered.
— Bafana Bafana (@BafanaBafana) December 26, 2020
KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Brigadier Jay Naicker said they have checked with Cato Manor SAPS: “No case for vandalism was reported to the police,” he said. Senzo was killed during an alleged armed robbery at his girlfriend Kelly Khumalo’s mother’s house in Spruitview on 26 October 2014.
Five suspects – Muikawukhulelwa S’Tembu Sibiya, Bongani Sandiso Ntanzi, Mthobisi Prince Mncube, Mthokoziseni Ziphozonke Maphisa and Sifokuhle Sifiso Nkani Ntuli – have been arrested in connection to his murder, they have denied any involvement. The case has been postponed to March 2021.