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Another person killed at Glebelands Hostel in Umlazi

The Glebelands Hostel has been the subject of the Moerane Commission of Inquiry investigating political killings in KwaZulu-Natal.

FILE: Members of the Moerane Commission of Inquiry visit the Glebelands Hostel in Umlazi on 21 July 2017 to assess and gather evidence on political killings around KwaZulu-Natal. Picture: Gallo Images/City Press/Siyanda Mayeza

DURBAN – Police in KwaZulu-Natal have confirmed that another person has been killed at the infamous Glebelands Hostel in Umlazi.

A 32-year-old man was shot in block on Wednesday night but the motive is unclear at this stage.

The Glebelands Hostel has been the subject of the Moerane Commission of Inquiry investigating political killings in KwaZulu-Natal.

At least 89 people have been murdered since March 2014, most of whom were shot and fatally wounded at the Umlazi residence.

The police’s Thembeka Mbele says a case of murder has been opened but the motive is still unclear.

Independent community activist Vanessa Burger claims this is the second time that the man has been ambushed and shot allegedly by hitmen.

The Moerane Commission of Inquiry investigating political killings has heard how hitmen live at the Glebelands hostel and are receiving weapons from police who are also involved in corrupt activities

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