NW ANC councillor candidate's cousin killed after failed assassination attempt


There was a second assassination attempt on an ANC councillor candidate from Rustenburg in the North West Province (eNCA/Screenshot)

JOHANNESBURG - There been a second assassination attempt on a ward councillor candidate in Rustenburg in the North West Province.

According to the family, the councillor survived, however his cousin who was driving his car was killed.

It is alleged three gunmen shot the cousin 12 times Saturday night.

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Police launched a manhunt after a 36-year-old man was gunned down on Friday near Boitekong outside Rustenburg.

Meanwhile, the ANC has confirmed that has its dispatched regional party members to visit the family of slain member.

The party says it is expecting a report on what transpired.


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