Statement on ANC MP shooting

Statement on ANC MP shooting

20 October 2014

The Provincial Executive Committee of the ANC in Mpumalanga is shocked by the shooting of the ANC MP Jackson Mthembu. Mthembu was shot in the face while withdrawing money from ATM in Witbank. According to the police Mthembu was using an Absa ATM on Mandela Street in Witbank CBD yesterday when an armed man approached him.

Brigadier Selvy Mohlala said the suspect came From behind and pointed a firearm at him and instructed him to withdraw all his money from his account. Mthembu turned and unfortunately a shot went off and hit him in the cheek.

A case of armed lobbery was opened. The ANC in Mpumalanga wish him a speedy recovery.

From the office of the Provincial Secretary

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