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Rhythm City production halted for a few days #DumiMasilela

Rhythm City production halted for a few days #DumiMasilela

"It is with great sadness that e.tv confirms the passing of Dumi Masilela", said Pocock.

Rhythm City publicist Joe Strydom says they are not sure of the details at the moment but understand that he was involved in a hijacking on Wednesday and died. This is a serious crime and we call for police to work tirelessly to find the perpetrators, ' said NFP's Sabelo Sigudu.

According to the publication, the men hijacked the auto around 7pm before attempting to hijack Masilela, who they shot dead just before 8.30pm in Tembisa. However, the police are investigating an attempt of hijacking and murder.

His friend drove him to the hospital, where he later died. He was 31-years-old.

Minister Nathi Mthethwa, tweeted a message this earlier this morning saying, "We send our honest condolences to Dumi Masilela's wife Simphiwe Ngema, his family, friends & colleagues".

Dumi had recently wedded his sweetheart, former Muvhango actress, Siphiwe Ngema.

Also on Wednesday, one Member of Parliament (MP), Timothy Khoza, died in a auto accident with three more MPs injured in the same accident.