The brutal homicide of Dr. Abdulhay Munshi has obtained so many medical personnel devastated and in addition nervous for his or her lives too.
The medical fraternity mourned his loss of life and the well being minister, Zweli mkhize additionally condemned the mindless killing.
Court docket Case
Earlier than his loss of life, Dr. Munshi was accused of culpable murder. This was as a result of his 10-year-old affected person died after his co-accused operated on him.
The affected person’s father, Mohammad Sayed took each Dr. Munshi and Dr. Peter Beale to court docket over his son’s loss of life.
The duo had been out on R10,000 bail earlier than his loss of life.
Munshi was shot useless on sixteenth of September.
No suspect has been arrested thus far.
Claims had been going spherical that his loss of life might have been in relation to the court docket case however the affected person’s father got here out to say that he had not hand in his homicide.
The homicide was intentional- Eyewitnesses
Eyewitnesses claimed that the taking pictures was intentional.
An Orange Grove resident, who was watching TV as on the time of taking pictures mentioned he heard a number of gunshots.
“It was fast succession… bang bang after which bang bang and bang bang.”
“I hunt and know gunshots going off. It was with function. It was aggressive.”
“You’ll be able to hear when somebody is taking pictures with function or panic and there was nothing panicky about that shooter.”
Some eyewitnesses took to social media accounts and said that the perpetrators rear-ended Munshi’s automobile and when he obtained out to examine the harm, they shot him.
Mushi’s homicide is ‘extra of an assassination than a theft gone wrong- SAMA
Sama spokesperson, Dr Angelique Coetzee on the matter mentioned the homicide appeared to be extra of “an assassination than a theft gone flawed”.
“We’re all conscious of the case that was towards him and the paediatric surgeon and these prices had been, based on our sources, about to be dropped, primarily based on the postmortem proof,” mentioned Coetzee.
Coetzee said that the storm that accompanied this matter might make docs get nervous relating to treating sure sufferers.
“The low level of that is that docs will in future verify if a affected person is politically related or could also be a excessive profile individual on the market due to concern of themselves being focused and that may result in poorer intervention and care,” mentioned Coetzee.
Sama mentioned it hoped that justice can be served.
Investigation into the loss of life of the distinguished anaesthetist remains to be ongoing, nobody has been arrested thus far.