- Rwanda Nationwide Congress coordinator in South Africa, Seif Bamporiki, was shot useless whereas delivering a mattress to a shopper.
- The Rwanda Nationwide Congress’ Etienne Mutabazi confirmed the dying to News24.
- Nobody has been arrested.
The Rwanda Nationwide Congress’ (RNC) coordinator in South Africa, Seif Bamporiki, was shot useless in Nyanga on Sunday night time, the congress mentioned on Monday.
A celebration spokesperson informed News24 that Bamporiki was assassinated on Sunday night.
The RNC’s Etienne Mutabazi mentioned: “We will affirm that our comrade has been assassinated. We’re in mourning. We’re conscious that with each wrestle there are sacrifices and as Rwandans, we all know that we’re alone on this world.”
Mutabazi mentioned he was with Bamporiki on Saturday and was shocked to listen to of his dying a day later.
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Mutabazi, mentioned Bamporiki owned a small mattress store in Nyanga. A shopper purchased a mattress from his retailer and he took alongside a colleague to ship it. After they arrived on the shopper’s house, two males approached them and began taking pictures.
The assailants took cell phones and a pockets earlier than fleeing the scene.
It is understood that no arrests have been made.
Police spokesperson André Traut mentioned a case of homicide was underneath investigation.
“The circumstances surrounding a homicide are being investigated by Gugulethu police, following an incident yesterday afternoon at round 16:20 in Europa squatter camp the place an grownup male (age unknown) was shot and killed. It’s alleged that the deceased and one other male, aged 50, had been doing a supply of a mattress within the space after they had been approached by two unknown suspects. The deceased was pulled from his car and shot, whereas the 50-year-old male who accompanied him managed to flee unhurt. The suspects, who’re but to be arrested, fled with the deceased’s car,” Traut mentioned.
Bamporiki was an energetic and devoted member of the RNC of Normal Kayumba Nyamwasa, mentioned Mutabazi.
Over the weekend, he participated in a ceremony by which celebration members and well-wishers remembered those that misplaced their lives.
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