The Swaziland Solidarity Network -SSN has accused the government of the Kingdom of eSwatini of hiring mercenaries to assist its security forces to suppress opposition parties.
The SSN’s spokesperson, Lucky Lukhele says former apartheid operatives are leading mercenaries that are operating in that country.
Lukhele says the mercenaries terrorize communities and attack political activists. He says they have reported the matter to the South African government.
He also said they can confirm that there are mercenaries in Swaziland coming from South Africa and they are conducting road blockades and some are deployed within the army and the police.
The eSwatini government has denied the allegations.