In his angry outburst during an interview with a broadcaster, music mogul Ernest “Chicco” Twala revealed that his son Longwe, singer Kelly Khumalo, and several other people who were present at the house the day Senzo Meyiwa is was killed in 2014 they know he killed the Orlando Pirates and the Bafana goalkeeper.
Twala was interviewed by NewzroomAfrica Wednesday and said he would never protect his son if he was involved in the murder, but he would support those demanding justice even if it meant the “death sentence.”
“I think the people who know the truth are my son, Kelly Khumalo, and the rest of the guys who were there,” Twala said.
“Kelly My son and the others… I am aware, some cannot be short of their presence and they are all silent about it.
“They know who killed Senzo, my son knows, Kelly knows, everyone knows.”
Twala said he would support the wheels of justice instead of supporting his son as much as he loved him.
“I’m not going to protect my son.
I said before, if my son were the killer, I would come to support all the people who want the guilty to go to jail.
I will never protect him, I don’t care how I love him, I love my son but if he is one of the people who killed Senzo I would certainly support him even if there is a death sentence “.
He went on to say that he would have found it odd if the people who were present the night Senzo was killed weren’t called as witnesses.
“It would certainly be strange if they were not called as witnesses, there is no other person who can tell the truth to South Africans besides them.”
Twala said he received a call from Khumalo who was “traumatized” after the shooting.
Twala is out on R2,000 bail because he is accused of aiming something that looks like a common gun and assault.
He will return to court on August 26 after the case was postponed for further investigation.
Twala had previously told Power FM that he did not believe Meyiwa was killed by thieves.
He said at the time: “If those people can only tell the truth, let’s forget about the contradictions. Someone pulled the trigger. Someone killed Senzo that night and these six people, why are they silent? Personally, I don’t buy the story of the robbery, I don’t buy the story of the robbery. Does anyone know who killed Senzo among those people. Everyone must be arrested if necessary. I heard my son say it was a robbery gone wrong. I would not agree with him. What if it were a success? “
However, he went on to tell the Sowetan later that he believed Longwe’s story about the day Meyiwa was murdered.
“I believed Longwe’s story about what happened the day Senzo was killed. He may be a drug addict, but he is not violent. He doesn’t carry a gun. If Longwe had killed Senzo, I would have turned him over to the police. “