Inquiries are ongoing regarding the death of Thandeka Mdeliswa


Inquiries are ongoing regarding the death of Thandeka Mdeliswa

The untimely death of 35-year-old actress Thandeka Mdeliswa has shaken Mzansi to the core and more details have emerged, including three arrests remodeled the weekend.
Thandeka Mdeliswa

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Eyewitness News reports that there have been arrests made from three men in connection to her murder. it’s alleged that one among the three men that were arrested was her colleague. The suspects are faced with charges of murder and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Last week Thandeka Mdeliswa was shot at her Mpumalanga family range in Evander. She was rushed to Evander Hospital where she was stabilized, but later airlifted to Witbank, after which she was transferred to Steve Biko Academic Hospital. She was said to be during a stable but critical condition. Then unfortunately succumbed to her gunshot wound on Saturday morning, the 5th of September.

It is understood that her death was thanks to gender-based violence, however, it had been revealed by the police that she died defending her brother who was involved during a quarrel with the three men arrested. one among the lads then took his friend’s gun and shot Thandeka, fleeing the scene thereafter.

The police spokesperson Brigadier Leonard Hlathi told EWN: “Police have arrested one man in Gauteng, who is believed to possess pulled the trigger. Other investigations led us to 2 other men who handled the firearm.

“Police have charged them with unlawful possession of a firearm also as ammunition. The provincial commissioner Lieutenant-General Mondli Zuma is elated over the Ekurhuleni Metro Police that assisted the police during the arrest also as escorting the suspects back to Mpumalanga.”

The police also wish the family finds healing following this progress in her murder case and hopefully find closure.
Thandeka Mdeliswa
She was a talented actress who shared the screen with a number of Mzansi’s best actors, like Jet Novuka, who played her on-screen husband on Ngempela on SABC 1. She also shared the screen with fellow actresses, Khanya Mkhangisa and veteran Flo Makeba. She was best known for her role on SABC 1’s soapie Ikani as Khanya Hlophe.