JOHANNESBURG – A friend of former ANC Youth League Secretary General Sindiso Magaqa will testify before the Moerane Commission in a probe that is investigating political killings in KwaZulu-Natal.
Magaqa was a ward councillor in the Umzimkhulu Municipality before he was attacked.
eNCA | Magaqa murder suspect shot dead https://t.co/5FHSqEZiUv pic.twitter.com/pMXhq2YTxc
— eNCA (@eNCA) September 18, 2017
“There are problems in the movement – people with a direct line to senior leadership think they are senior leadership themselves,” he said when questioned by the commission.
“Contracts were done irregularly. We would just wake up and there would be contracts.”
#sapsHQ Suspect in Sindiso Magaqa and others attempted murder case linked. MEhttps://t.co/FyVkiPHgOy pic.twitter.com/2VziKdLhBa
— SA Police Service (@SAPoliceService) September 19, 2017
Zulu explained that he was banished by the party when it was exposed that he was intolerant of corruption.
Mchunu says Sindiso Magaqa’s death is first instance where fighting corruption was publicly linked to a political murder. #MoeraneCommission pic.twitter.com/P4NbHS7MVy
— Dasen Thathiah (@DasenThathiah) September 20, 2017
He also described how his political usefulness became invalid after he was ‘deactivated’ and purged.
#sabckzn ANC’s Thabiso Zulu has kicked off his testimony before #MoeraneCommission. pic.twitter.com/L3ycNLxltT
— Nonkululeko Hlophe (@Leko3) October 11, 2017
Magaqa reportedly gave documents proving wrongdoing to his friend Zulu.
More than 80 ANC members have been killed in KwaZulu-Natal since 2011.
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