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Police shot two EFF members at Mankayane for supporting persecuted residents.

Monday, 22nd November, 2021

MANKAYANE: Ncamiso Ngcamphalala, the Secretary General of the Economic Freedom Fighters(EFF) Swaziland and two members of their political organization were shot by the police on Monday at Mankayane under Ngwemphisi Inkhundla.

It has been disclosed that the police officer who shot the EFF members subsequently rushed to hide in a nearby home after residents mobbed him attempting to kill him on the spot.

“Actually there EFF members had gone there to support the residents who had been stopped from ploughing their fields by a businessman who claims their land was a farm. As the EFF, we told the residents a few weeks ago to continue occupying the land by force as it belongs to them and the police arrived today(Monday) and started shooting”,said EFF Secretary General Ncamiso Ngcamphalala who was on his way to address the residents.

Police Spokesperson Phindile Vilakati had not responded at the time of compiling this report.

Eswatini is a tiny Kingdom situated in Southern Africa with about 70% of the population living below the poverty line, some citizens are being evicted from their land.

Police shot two EFF members at Mankayane for supporting persecuted residents.
EFF Executive members addressing residents.