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Senior cop Elias Mlangeni who tortured incarcerated pro-democracy MP Bacede Mabuza dies.

Tuesday, 1st March, 2022

MANZINI:Top Crime Intelligence Officer Elias Mlangeni who tortured and humiliated incarcerated pro-democracy Member of Parliament Bacede Mabuza has died.

Mlangeni was with Senior Superintendent Clement Sihlongonyane and Assistant Superintendent Bhekani Shiba among others, when he humiliated and tortured the MP within his home in Manzini, they arrested him after he moved a motion calling upon government to stop grabbing properties of Swazis who earn a living through dagga farming.

The torturing officer died on Saturday 26th February 2022, his friends and relatives started to mourn his death on social media the same day.

Mlangeni previously worked at Sigodvweni as Assistant Station Commander and he had been one of the top cops who tortured and humiliated those calling for democratic reforms in eSwatini. 

Some Swazis were grabbed in various protests and driven to Sigodvweni Police Station to be tortured as per his command.

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

Insiders reveal that he complained of chest pains and he was taken to Mbabane clinic where he died of a suspected heart attack.

Mlangeni died a few days after sickly Senior Superintendent Clement Sihlongonyane returned from a leave, Sihlongonyane had suffered high Blood Pressure(BP) after his home was burnt, allegedly by the Swaziland International Solidarity Forces(SISF).




Senior cop Elias Mlangeni who tortured incarcerated pro-democracy MP Bacede Mabuza dies.
Elias Mlangeni who tortured MP Bacede Mabuza has died.