Sedibeng District Mayor, Cllr Busisiwe Modisakeng has expressed shock over the sudden death of her Municipal Manager, Stanley Khanyile.
Khanyile was shot and killed in Meyersdal by unknown suspects on Saturday.
He has been at the helm ofs Sedibeng District Municipal Manager from 1 June 2017 until his sudden murder.
“The brutal and inhumane murder of Mr Khanyile has left a devastating pain and sudden loss to the family of Sedibeng District Municipality and its stakeholders,” says Cllr Modisakeng.
The circumstances surrounding his murder are under investigation.
The Executive Mayor encourages anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have any information that could lead to the apprehension of the suspects to contact their nearest police station or to call the Crime Stop number 08600 10111.
“I humbly urge that we provide the Khanyile’s family and friends the much needed space and support during this dark and trying time for their loss and grief and to ensure that Mr Khanyile receives a dignified send-off,” said Cllr Modisakeng.
She also extended her our deepest condolences to the family, friends and his colleagues of Khanyile.
“His contribution will be sorely missed in the local government community,” said the Mayor.