MBABANE: Deputy National Commissioner Sam Mthembu, the alleged serial killer who tortured and murdered dozens of civilians allegedly told a health worker at Mavuso Trade Centre not to give him food, a few minutes later, he died.
The Deputy Commissioner allegedly died of COVID-19, it is alleged that he contracted the virus while on his way to Pretoria Home Affairs Offices to trace this journalist.
“Ungasangifunti ngoba vele sengiyafa(meaning: Don’t give me food because I’m now dying)”, the late Deputy Commissioner allegedly said.
One of the health workers who was taking care of Mthembu told this journalist that a few minutes later, the senior torturing cop died after uttering those words.
Before he died, Mthembu had been tasked with tracing and killing this journalist , he was due for retirement in July 2021. The senior cop was accused of killing PUDEMO member Sipho Jele, at the time he was a Desk Officer at Manzini Police Station and after killing Jele, he was promoted to higher ranks until he became the Deputy National Commissioner.
The late Deputy Commissioner Sam Mthembu.