Rumours claim murder victim was a gunrunner
LOCAL police are investigating serious allegations that the killing of 37-year-old Wiseman Hadebe, who was gunned down in a brazen hit in Ngwelezana last week, is gang related Hadebe was shot outside Emzini Wezinsizwa Tavern, close to the Sizabantu bus stop, by two suspects driving a white Ford Ranger with a Durban registration number, He was gunned down as he was about to enter a company service vehicle picking him up for work. Allegations that Hadbebe, a train driver at Transnet Freight Rail for about 12 years, had been supplying guns to a gang in the Mpembeni area in eSikhaleni, surfaced soon after his murder. Reports indicate that a recent shoot-out occurred between two rival gangs in Mpembeni, during which a number of individuals were injured and hospitalised. Rumours spreading like wildfire among the community suggested that Hadebe’s arms dealings with one of the gangs prompted the rival gang to ‘take him out’.
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