Anti-mining activist killed in ‘blue light’ hit

23 March 2016 - 10:34 By TMG Digital

A community group opposed to mining on the “ancestral land of Amadiba on the Wild Coast” said its leader was killed by hit men claiming to be police officers on Tuesday night.“We are shocked to tell the public that the chairman of (the) Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC)‚ Sikhosiphi Bazooka Rhadebe‚ from Mdatya village in Amadiba‚ was brutally assassinated tonight outside his house in Lurholweni township‚” a statement said.

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