On Monday at 4pm, ANC councillor, Nokuthula Bolitye was shot and killed in front of her home in Crossroads. According to IOL, police are searching for clues that may lead them to the arrest of her killer.
Police spokesperson Warrant Officer, Joseph Swartbooi reported that 50-year-old Bolitye was sitting in a minibus taxi outside her home in Gqolomba St, Old Crossroads when she was approached by three men who started firing multiple gunshots at her.
“The suspects fled the scene in an undisclosed direction and are yet to be arrested. Nyanga police are investigating a murder,” Swartbooi added.
Unfortunately, this was not the first attempt on the councillor’s life, News24 reports. In 2020, Bolitye and her son were shot at in their home. Bolitye was shot in the leg and stomach, while her son was shot in the back.
Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stop on 08600 10111.