Hours after the death of former Hard Livings gang boss, Rashied Staggie news about the apparent murder of his son, Abdullah Taliep Boonzaier surfaced.
Staggie was gunned down outside his Salt River home on Friday morning and hours later social media was abuzz with reports that Boonzaier, Staggie’s son from a previous relationship, had also been shot and killed.
But, the family and sources close to Staggie's murder investigation, said the “rumours are fake”.
A close relative, who asked not to be named, has confirmed that Boonzaier, is not dead.
“The rumours that he (Boonzaier) has been shot are fake,” the relative told the Daily Voice.
Meanwhile, cops are still searching for Staggie’s killers.
The 58-year-old former gang boss died in hospital moments after he was shot in front of his home in London Road shortly after 10am.