Sthe Mhlongo, the African National Congress (ANC) Councillor in uMngeni Local Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal, has died.
According to the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta), Mr Mhlongo was shot dead in his house.
Mhlongo’s death came as the result of gun wounds sustained during the attack.
He was reportedly gunned down by unknown assailants, who knocked on his door in the early hours of Thursday morning.
According to Cogta, Mhlongo was gunned down to death by an unknown assailants who knocked at his door and pretended to be police officers in the early hours of Thursday morning.
The suspect suspect assailants fled the scene unrecognized immediately after the shooting incident.
Sthe Mhlongo was the leader of the ANC Youth League in the region.