Vusumuzi Vitus Mvelase was restricted to Umlazi. He was the former chairman of Umlazi Residents Association; detained in terms of the Internal Security Act from Aug.-Dec.’76 and then banned; banning includes house arrest from dusk to dawn and during weekends. In April ’73 he was convicted of contravening his banning order and sentenced to 30 days imprisonment, suspended for 3 years. He had defulted by taking up a job in Pinetown, which is outside his restriction limits. His son Felix Mvelase was killed by gunmen in the Transvaal on 6 November 1993.

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