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Bad news for Zweli Mkhize

Previous wellbeing clergyman Dr Zweli Mkhize has come out firearms bursting after his name arose in the bail knowing about six men blamed for killing Gauteng wellbeing official Babita Deokaran, expressing that it was done to cause him "political humiliation". 

Deokaran, who had blown the whistle to the Special Investigating Unit on debasement connected to Covid-19 wellbeing hardware acquisitions, was gunned down external her Winchester Park home south of Johannesburg in August. 

Deokaran's supposed executioners, Phakamani Hadebe, Zita Hadebe, Nhlangano Ndlovu, Sanele Mbele, Siphiwe Mazibuko and Phakanyiswa Dladla, showed up in the Johannesburg officer's court on Tuesday for the beginning of the bail hearing. 

Phakamani Hadebe let the court know that he had been tormented by police into admitting that Mkhize had requested the homicide. 

Mkhize in an assertion on Wednesday said he was stunned that his "name had been hauled into the situation of the men captured regarding the homicide". 

He said he needed to guarantee Deokaran's family that he steered clear of the unfeeling wrongdoing, "nor the supposed acquirement inconsistencies which are accepted to have driven it". 

"It ought to be recollected that these supposed acquirement abnormalities occurred at a commonplace level, far away from the public circle of government where I was sent as a public priest of wellbeing." 

He said he had taught his attorneys to keep in touch with the Independent Police Independent Directorate (Ipid) "to explore the conditions encompassing the extraction and acknowledgment into proof of the detailed 'admission' whose worth could just have been to cause him political shame".

I have nothing to do with it: Zweli Mkhize distances himself from Babita Deokaran murder (

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