Durban – Prince Street in Durban was brought to a standstill this morning as a fleet of white Range Rovers, led by motorcycles, drove towards the Clare Estate Crematorium following the funeral of tow truck operator, Magesh Naidoo.
Naidoo and fellow operator, Imtiaz Khan, were shot during an apparent hit outside a petrol station in Peter Mokaba (Ridge) Road at the weekend. Naidoo was declared dead at the scene while Khan passed away in hospital.
His funeral has already taken place
At least three other people were also injured in the attack.
According to KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala, occupants of a Toyota Etios with tinted windows, fired at the men
She said charges of murder and attempted murder are being investigated by Berea police.
The funeral procession was also made up of tow trucks and taxis, filled with those who knew Naidoo.
His body will be cremated at the Clare Estate Crematorium on Wednesday.
No arrests have been made in connection with the incident – which is believed to be linked to ongoing tensions within the tow truck industry.