Minister Nzimande welcomes arrest of suspects in the Smanga Zulu murder case

National News

04 November 2020

Staff Reporter/ PretoriaLIVE

PRETORIA – Dr Bonginkosi Blade Nzimande, Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, welcomed the arrest of five suspects for killing the Coastal TVET College student, Smanga Zulu.

“I congratulate SAPS for swiftly arresting these suspects and urge them to work tirelessly to also arrest the assailants who shot and killed Lindinkosi Mazibuko, the Head of Infrastructure at the same TVET College, who I visited his family on Sunday,” said Minister Nzimande.

Smanga Celimpilo Zulu

The suspects will be facing charges ranging from murder to suspected murder. The case was postponed to the 11 November 2020.

It is alleged Zulu together with the other two students from Coastal TVET College, uMbumbulu Campus were shot at by an unknown assailant.

They were rushed to KwaMakhutha Clinic were Zulu died.

Zulu was laid to rest on Saturday, in eMondlo, in the Northern KwaZulu Natal.

The other two students are currently recuperating well in hospital.