Zandie Khumalo was also shot when Senzo Meyiwa got murdered

Zandie Khumalo was also shot when Senzo Meyiwa got murdered

Zandile was also shot when Senzo Meyiwa got murdered
The court heard for the primary time that it had been not only Senzo Meyiwa who was shot on the day he was murdered but Kelly Khumalo’s sister Zandile.

Zandi Khumalo was shot within the ankle just before another shot was taken at former Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa.

At least two shots were fired within the incident that has appropriated six years to possess suspects arrested.

In the blotter submitted in court today, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) charged the five suspects with the attempted murder of Zandi Khumalo on October 26, 2014.

Part of the blotter read, ”

“A scuffle ensued between Meyiwa and therefore the person armed with a firearm, who was dreadlocked, had a gold slit on one among the teeth, and was wearing a khaki-colored jacket.

“A shot was discharged and it ricocheted on the ground and struck Zandile Khumalo within the right ankle.

The blotter also included a contact shot taken at Senzo Meyiwa that pierced through his chest and protruded behind his back before browsing the door he was standing ahead of.

Meyiwa died on the thanks to the hospital and was pronounced dead on arrival.

Zandi’s gunshot wound has been revealed to the general public for the primary time, a development that has raised questions.

South Africans are surprised to find out Zandi was also shot the day Senzo Meyiwa was killed, and a few on Twitter believe Zandi was shot by her ex-boyfriend Longwe Twala before he turned to shoot Senzo who had been protecting Zandi.

Zandie Khumalo was also shot when Senzo Meyiwa got murdered
Senzo Meyiwa of Orlando Pirates during the 2014 Absa Premiership football match between Orlando Pirates and Platinum Stars at Orlando Stadium, in Soweto, South Africa on April 26, 2014 ©Barry Aldworth/BackpagePix

The Meyiwa family claimed that they were told by Tumelo Madlala through the primary call that Zandi’s boyfriend (Longwe Twala) shot Senzo.

The family also claims Tumelo’s enabled them to overhear Kelly Khumalo within the background saying ‘what will I tell Senzo’s mother?’

Afriforum, a Non-Governmental Organisation breathed life into the case after the family approached them for assistance.