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Peter Mashata’s family is asking for space after his murder, memorial and funeral details are revealed

  • Peter Mashata’s family has broken their silence through a statement following the DJ’s untimely death
  • Mashata, who was commonly known as Msindo, was killed by a hail of bullets in Pretoria on Sunday morning
  • The Mabuse family asked for space and time to process the trauma of losing the comedian and DJ in this way
Peter Mashata's family has released a statement following his murder.
Peter Mashata’s family humbly asks that people give them time to cope with his passing. Image: @Mashata_.
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The Mabuse family has expressed its gratitude to the dozens of people who have expressed their condolences following the death of Peter ‘Mashata’ Mabuse.

Mashata shot in Soshanguve

Comedian, DJ and MC Peter Mashata was killed by a hail of bullets in Pretoria on Sunday morning, April 21. According to reports, Mashata was shot by two assailants near the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT).

Mashata had just left a gig at Epozini Lifestyle and several videos were circulating of the DJ being cheerful and interacting with customers.

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Mabuse family issues statement

Mashata’s family is shattered and traumatized by the news of their loved one’s death. They have since broken their silence in a statement asking for space.

“The family appreciates all the messages of support and condolences that have been pouring in and humbly requests that they be given the space and time to deal with the trauma.”

The family will share memorial and funeral details later this week.

The police are looking for clues

TshisaLive reports that two men between the ages of 45 and 46 are charged with murder and attempted murder. The other person who was with Mashata suffered injuries during the shooting and is in hospital.

Gauteng police spokesperson Colonel Noxolo Kweza said:

“The two victims were driving near TUT in Soshanguve when shots were fired at their vehicle. The suspects have fled and police are following several leads.”

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Luke Fleur’s killers remain behind bars

In an earlier report by Short news, the men accused of hijacking and killing Luke Fleurs will remain behind bars until their next court appearance. The bail application for six men has been rescheduled for April 25.

They appeared adjourned at the Roodepoort Magistrate’s Court and face multiple charges including murder, aggravated robbery and defeating the ends of justice.

Source: Kort Nieuws