Followers of AKA – actual identify Kiernan Forbes – are hoping he receives the last word birthday present: justice for his homicide.
On Sunday, 28 January, family and friends of the late rapper celebrated what would’ve been his thirty sixth birthday.
Nearly a yr in the past, the entertainer was gunned down by unknown attackers – reportedly employed hitmen – in Durban. Forbes and buddy Tebello Tibz Motsoane have been shot and killed on 10 February 2023.
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BIRTHDAY COMES WEEKS BEFORE MURDER
On social media, AKA’s household and mates have been posting candy birthday tributes in his reminiscence.
However in the back of the bittersweet celebrations was the tragic incontrovertible fact that the star’s murderers have but to be caught.
On fan of the “Megacy” shared on the X platform: “Blissful heavenly birthday Kiernan Forbes. Carry on preventing for justice, wherever you might be”
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On the night of Friday, 0 February, the rapper was eating with a gaggle of mates forward of his scheduled efficiency at Durban membership YuGo.
Nonetheless, the star barely made it out of the eatery when he was struck in a hail of bullets. The incident was recorded through CCTV footage.
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DID AKA KNOW HIS KILLERS?
In December, Minister of Police Bheki Cele claimed that AKA’s killer was a “shut affiliate.”
Chatting with Metro FM’s Religion Mangope, Cele claimed that police have been nonetheless gathering data, which they’d obtained from two eyewitnesses, who have been now in police safety.
Requested if the rapper was killed by “inkabi” [hitmen], the minister stated: “I assume as soon as you might be employed, you might be inkabi, however a few of these folks have been shut associates [of the deceased].”
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Religion interjected: “So shut associates of AKA have been a part of orchestrating the homicide of AKA based on the intelligence you’ve bought to date?
Cele continued: “Let me finish there. However that you’ve got stated, I feel it’s sufficient for the general public to know that we’re shut [to solving the case]”
LATEST IN MURDER INVESTIGATION
Along with revealing that AKA knew his killers, here’s what police have revealed to the general public within the eleven months for the reason that star’s dying:
Recovering cellphone information and video footage from the night time of his dying
Finding the getaway vehicles and firearms used within the murders
Figuring out two eyewitnesses – who’ve gone into safety – who’ve provided data