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South Africa: Police Links AKA’s Death to Prominent Businessman.

A statement presented to the court revealed that a company owned by businessman, Sydney Mfundo Gcaba, allegedly sent over 800,000 Rand to the bank account of one of the suspects.

The investigation into the murders of South African rapper, AKA, and his friend Tebello  Motsoane, has taken a new turn with authorities alleging that a businessman is linked to the murder of the rapper.

This new revelation came to light during the bail application hearing for five of the seven suspects charged with the murders of AKA and Tibz in the Durban Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday, March 27.


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A statement presented to the court revealed that a company owned by businessman, Sydney Mfundo Gcaba, allegedly sent over 800,000 Rand to the bank account of one of the suspects. It is alleged that the payment was made a day after AKA’s murder.

The prosecutor stated that Mr. Gwabeni, who received the money, called Mr. Gcaba before the transaction.  The money was then divided among the accused. Mr. Gwabeni said he got the money for consulting services in an affidavit.

Kiernan Forbes, also known as AKA, and his friend  Tebello Tibz Motsoane, were shot and killed in front of a restaurant in Durban in February

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