South African actress, Thandeka Mdeliswa shot dead

Thandeka Mdeliswa

Popular South African actress Thandeka Mdeliswa has been shot dead. Reports have it that she was shot at their family house in Evander, Mpumalanga in South Africa.

It all happened after the actress reportedly waded in to an argument between her elder brother and 2 other men on Thursday September 3rd in her family home.

The argument got heated so much so that one of the men took a gun from his friend and shot the actress leading to her death. The 2 men sensing danger fled the incident.

It was learnt that the police have identified the owner of the gun as Hlathi.

Mdeliswa was airlifted to Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria where she died on Saturday, September 5.

Below is a statement from her family;

South African actress, Thandeka Mdeliswa shot dead

The police said in a statement;

“We are currently investigating this matter and we have not arrested anyone. Yesterday, we brought the owner of the gun to book and we were advised to get the person who pulled the trigger. We are busy with our investigation. Anyone with information that can assist should approach the Evander Police Station or any police station around.”

Mdeliswa is best known for her starring role as Khanya in the SABC 1 drama series Ikani.

May her soul rest in perfect peace!!!

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