Suleiman Ely, 38, had just woken up from a Sunday afternoon nap when he was shot three times in the face by gunmen on foot between Dolan and Princess courts in Hanover Park.
Suleiman was a painter contracted by the City of Cape Town.
Witnesses say he was shot three times in the face and died instantly.
His shocked relatives found him lying bleeding in the street, his shoes off his feet.
Mogamat explains he heard the gunshots and rushed outside to find his brother’s lifeless body.
The brothers had lunch around noon, and took a nap afterwards.
“We woke up around 4pm and Suleiman told me ‘Boeta, I am just going to get cigarettes at the shop’,” he says.
“All I heard were the gunshots and didn’t even realise he was shot until people began screaming that it was him.
“The killer walked straight up to him and shot him twice in the forehead and once in the cheek.”
Mogamat says his brother was a hard-working man and didn’t deserve the brutal death.
“He was a father of eight children and he worked as a painter. He wasn’t a gangster,”
“The shootings here began on Saturday and it seems the police aren’t doing anything about this.
“We do not know why they [gangsters] would do this to him; maybe it was a case of mistaken identity.”
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