WATCH: ‘Senzo Meyiwa was shot by someone they were sitting with’

Twitter users are convinced that Senzo Meyiwa’s “best friend” Tumelo Madlala knows more than he is telling, following the release of Netflix’s documentary Senzo: Murder of a Soccer Star which released on Thursday 7 April.


Senzo Meyiwa was said to have been shot during an armed robbery at his then-girlfriend Kelly Khumalo’s home in Vosloorus on 26 October 2014. Who was in the house when Senzo was shot?

-Her sister Zandie,
-Their mother Ntombi
-Zandi’s boyfriend Longwe Twala
-Meyiwa’s friends Mthokozisi Thwala and Tumelo Madlala
-Kelly’s then four-year-old son Christian and Kelly and Senzo’s daughter Thingo

Netflix’s documentary Senzo: Murder of a Soccer Star dived into the details of that night. According to Senzo’s brother Sfiso, someone who was at the crime scene saw Tumelo the day after the murder.

“Apparently, he wasn;t telling these lies. He was telling the truth,” says Sfiso.

“Tumelo is the one we referred to as ‘guy in the cast.’ He came and stood just outside the yard in front of the entrance, he was crying. So, when Tumelo finally calmed down, he started confessing,” said a former police officer.

“He confessed that Senzso was shot by someone they were sitting together with. So, the story of intruders entering the house is not real,” the former police officer continued.

Tweeps are convinced Tumelo knows more. Take a look…

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