Task team set up to investigate killing of political figures in KwaZulu-Natal

26 May 2020, 8:41 PM
KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Community Safety and Liaison Bheki Ntuli has set up a task team to investigate the killing of two political figures in the province on the same day.
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