The wave of crime in Mzansi claimed one of its brightest sparks in the young singer and actor Dumi Masilele.
It has since emerged that Mfundo Nkosi, one of the men who is suspected to have been invloved in the murder of the star has come forward and is helping the police after he cofimed that he witnessed the murder with his own eyes. This may be upseting to mane people who want the guilty to face the full wrath of the law.
The reports state that when they were summoned and appeared before a judge at the Gauteng Benoni Magistrate’s Court yesterday to start the litigation process related to the Murder of the Rhythm City star. It was established that the suspeect, Mfundo Nkosi indeed an integral member of the gang of 6 thugs who according to their testimony had stolen at gunpoint, a Jeep in Daveyton. This has been confirmed to have happened before Masilela’s shooting in Tembisa.
According to the latest reports from the courts on Sunday 10 September, 2 of the suspects Mfundo Nkosi and Bongani Masombuka yesterday who are being charged with aggravated robbery which lead to the death oif Dumi Masilela, the young talent who lost his life to these thugs.
The primary investigating officer, Detective Mthokozisi Ngwenya, read out a written and signed confession which revealed that Mfundo Nkosi:
Ngwenya claimed the ‘owner’ of the Jeep, Trevor Shabangu, was in his car with the gang when they attempted to hijack Masilela’s car.
1. He (Mfundo Nkosi) was present when Masilela was gunned down.
2. He was wasn’t the one who shot Dumi.
3. It was his co-accused member who shot Dumi.
4. The same thug is currently being held at Germiston.
5. The same thug was arrested for being in possession of an unlicensed firearm.
This however irked the chairing magistrate, Elmari Schutte, who wasn’t too pleased that certain procedure had not been followed. One of those critiscms is that Ngwenya failed to conduct an identity parade with the owner of the Jeep. The matter has been postponed until tomorrow when fingerprint analysis is finally concluded.
Simphiwe Ngema, wife of the late Dumi Masilela, remembers her husband:
Family and friends gathered in Kempton park to remember the late Dumi Masilela where his wife shared a moving tribute to late husband.