MBABANE: Siboniso Mkhabela,the Chairman of the Community of Organizers says police are covering-up the huge embarrassment of recruiting a political activist by preventing the pro-democracy movement from attending the funeral.
The late Simhle Fakudze, a member of the Swazis First Democratic Front(SFDF) managed to be recruited by the police despite a vetting process preventing those calling for democracy, the police officer died in a car accident at Sidvokodvo this week.
“The police were embarrassed to recruit a comrade despite the vetting process. So now, they are trying to cover-up that embarrassment,” said the Chairman of the Community of Organizers when interviewed by editor Zweli Martin Dlamini on the current affairs program.
A questionnaire was sent to National Commissioner of Police William Dlamini,however, he had not responded at the time of compiling this report.
Simhle Fakudze was secretly buried by the police on Friday afternoon despite an earlier announcement by the family suggesting that she will be buried on Saturday.
COMMUNITY OF ORGANIZERS CHAIRMAN SIBONISO MKHABELA:Police trying to cover-up embarrassment of recruiting a comrade by secretly burying Simhle Fakudze.