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KZN jail-break mastermind has short-lived high life before cops swoop

‘Ntsuntsu’, whose name sends chills up the spines of many residents in Pietermaritzburg, meets his end

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The quiet and leafy suburb of Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg, turned into a mini war zone on Tuesday night when members of the special task force swooped on a five-bedroom home, killing seven people, including a gang boss who escaped from prison.

Flat-screen TVs, expensive bottles of champagne and cognac and high-calibre weapons were found in the luxurious R2.3m home at 23 Fairfield Avenue in the suburb.  

Boasting five bedrooms, three bathrooms, a pool and a double garage, it was in this home where Sphelele “Ntsuntsu” Mkhize, 35, and his gang had enjoyed their short-lived high-flying days. ..

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