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Longwe Twala shot Senzo Meyiwa in front of Kelly and others

The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria heard that drunk Longwe Twala allegedly shot and killed Senzo Meyiwa while he was trying to separate a fight.

This was revealed by defence lawyer advocate Thulani Mngomezulu as he continued to cross-examine investigator Sergeant Batho Mogola at the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Monday, 22 April.


Meyiwa’s close friends Mthokozisi Thwala and Tumelo Madlala, as well as Longwe Twala, singer Kelly Khumalo, her mother Ntombi Gladness Khumalo, her sister Zandie Khumalo and her two children Christian and Thingo, were present when the goalkeeper was shot.


On Monday, Mngomezulu put it to Mogola that music producer Sello Chicco Twala’s son was drunk when arrived at the Khumalo household and carried a firearm.


“According to my witnesses three shots were fired and three people were then injured. Senzo was shot dead, while Longwe Twala shot himself in the ankle and the last shot was fired on the floor. Subsequently, Zandi was injured,”

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