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Widow Of Senzo Meyiwa Investigator Murdered In Drive-by Shooting

The shooting occurred around 12.50pm on Sunday, November 5, 2023. Mrs. Ndlovu was driving in Vosloorus when suspects in another vehicle driving beside her opened fire on her.

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has verified that the widow of a senior police officer involved in the investigation into the death of Senzo Meyiwa was killed in a drive-by shooting in Vosloorus.

Brigadier Philani Ndlovu, a former officer, died in May of last year, just weeks after the first Meyiwa murder trial began. Nonhlanhla, his wife, was slain approximately 18 months later.

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Brigadier Ndlovu was one of the most senior police officials on the scene when former football player Meyiwa was gunned down at his lover Kelly Khumalo’s Vosloorus home. Despite the fact that he was not scheduled to testify in the murder trial, his name was referenced several times during the proceedings.

The shooting occurred around 12.50pm on Sunday, November 5, 2023. Mrs. Ndlovu was driving in Vosloorus when suspects in another vehicle driving beside her opened fire on her. At this point, the reason for the killing is unknown, and authorities are calling to anyone with information to come forward.

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Brigadier Ndlovu’s death in May of last year sparked conjecture, with some stories claiming he was poisoned and others claiming he died of illness. The circumstances of his death remain unknown.

The murder of his wife stunned the community and sparked worries about the safety of persons participating in high-profile criminal investigations. The murder case of Senzo Meyiwa has been protracted and complicated, with many trials and investigations.

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Meyiwa, a former football player, was shot and died in October 2014 at the age of 27. The case has sparked widespread media coverage and public interest, with many people demanding justice for Meyiwa’s premature death.

Nonhlanhla Ndlovu’s murder underlines the dangers that persons participating in criminal investigations confront, as well as the necessity for stronger security measures. The police are now entrusted with locating and apprehending the culprits, as well as assuring the safety of everyone involved in the case.

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Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
Keitumetse Modise is a passionate and dedicated local news writer who brings the latest news and updates from your community straight to your doorstep. With years of experience in journalism, Keitumetse has established herself as a reliable source of information, covering a wide range of topics that matter to you.
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