Peter Mashata| “I wish they kill you the same way you killed him, says teary Funny Chef

Peter “Mashata” Mabuse, known for his roles as a comedian, DJ, radio personality, MC, and stadium announcer at Mamelodi Sundowns home matches, was tragically murdered in Soshanguve in the early hours of Sunday.

Industry colleagues, close friends, and fans have taken to social media to express their grief and pay tribute to Mabus.

Heartbroken Lebogang Tlokana, also called The Funny Chef, a South African professional chef, comedian, and actress, took to Instagram in tears to wish nothing but the absolute worst to Matasha’s killers.

“I wish they kill you the same way you killed him.” she said, unable to hold back her tears.

His loss is felt deeply within the entertainment and sports communities, and many are sharing heartfelt messages and memories in honour.

According to his family, Mabuse was driving a bakkie when gunmen attacked him.

In a statement, the family said:

It is with great sadness and sorrow that we inform you of the ultimate passing of our beloved son, uncle, brother and colleague, Mr Peter ‘Mashata’ Mabuse.

The family said they appreciated the flood of messages of support and condolences and asked for space and time to deal with the trauma.

Gauteng police spokesperson, Colonel Noxolo Kweza, told News24 that Tshwane police have opened murder and attempted murder dockets following a shooting incident involving two men, aged 46 and 45 years old, during the early hours of Sunday morning.

Peter Mashata killed in hail of bullets

“One victim died in hospital, while the other was injured. The two victims were driving near Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) in Soshanguve when shots were fired at their vehicle,” said Kweza, adding that the suspects had fled and police were following several leads.


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