Guns blaze by blood-thirsty car hi-Jackers shoot at civilians as K-Cap community defensive security guard shoots in the air to disrupt.
The #seemorepossibilities Township Re-brand and Township Economy objective in partnership with BMFeKasi, Parks Recreation and Culture, Arts and Living Cultures brought together the City of Durban’s Entrepreneurs, Academics, Politicians and Civil Society members for a solutions focused exchanges. The panel of outanding children of the African soil shared important snippets of their journeys and captivated guests remaining within the objectives of rebranding the psyche and behaviour of community members, in order to reach the said goal while inculcating “Each one Teach one” culture. Two separate car hijackings within 45 minutes on the night suddenly appeared in the yard. The last was a law-less and heartless pair of two men who interrupted a peace ending event as they brutally hijacked and beat Mr Mzamo Khuzwayo at the back of his head with a gun demanding he helps them as they failed to successfully launch the engine. Upon firing gunshots directed at the guests. The armature stole his watch and cellular phone leaving behind the panicked and injured although these were not bullet wounds. During the colossal mess Kwamashu Police were called and seen u-turn at the scene.
The community was left extremely vulnerable as the South African Police Services (SAPS) left it all in ruins failing to uphold its National overarching mandate reflected in section 205 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa,1996, policing in terms of Section 205 are to: prevent, combat and investigate crime; maintain public order; protect and secure the inhabitants of the Republic and their property; and to uphold and enforce the law.
“Around 10:45 pm as I approached my car I realized that I was being accosted by two gentlemen who were brandishing firearms and demanding car keys. One took my key and got into the car while the other pointed a gun at me made me lie down he took my wallet and phone. The car is a 2018 VW TIGUAN 2L TSI,W WHITE IN COLOUR WITH A PANORAMIC SUN ROOF. REG: ND90807. If anyone has any knowledge on the whereabouts of the car can they please contact me. I will be available on 083 6527128 Thank you very much. ” said Mr Khuzwayo
In an interview with connect world TV On behalf of #Seemorepossibilities Spokesperson Mpho and Lindani Hlongwane BMF eKasi Chairperson they expressed their deepest sympathy to guests for the loss, injuries and anguishe experienced during the event and gratitude that no lives were lost. Both parties emphasised the importance of unity and one mind among all private and public sector stakeholders to ensure the most favourable outcome during this imperative journey of township re-branding and that crime and ways to combat it will continually form part of their discussions.
Among the invitees: Simo Nzama, Lindani Hlongwane, Jacinta Ngobese, Londi Ngcobo, Simphiwe Shembe, Xolani Yeyesa, Xolani Maxola, Cllr Sakhile Langa and Chris Maxim.
Having witnessed the whole sequence of events during this beater sweet night of evolution and participation at Kwamashu, it is clear that the biggest stakeholders of this particular township are the criminally minded.
Members of the Community. and the media are herein requested to assist Mr Khuzwayo to find his car through spreading the word and reporting any relevant information using the contact details herein and to the nearest police stations.
Thursday 15 November 2018 11:45GMT [CWSN] Kesia Qulu