Ashver Sukwa (35), is believed to have been stabbed more than 30 times at his Fairbreeze home on Saib Place in Greylands, Tongaat.
One of the gunmen forced both Parnell and Leith into the store room at the back of the store, restraining Parnell with cable ties, and forcing Leith into a small gap between the safe and the wall.
Ballito Junction CEO, Geraldine Jorgensen confirmed the incident and said an investigation is underway.
Jacobus Pieter De Wet (44) plead guilty to charges of child pornography on Thursday at the KwaDukuza Regional Court, admitting that he had a problem with child pornography and was unable to control himself.
Simphiwe Nkomo stabbed and killed Philani Mtshali (28) who was trying to protect a woman who was being attacked by Nkomo in Magwaveni informal settlement near Tongaat in December 2016.
Police recovered 657 whoonga capsules, 84 mandrax tablets, 60g of dagga and R7 350 in cash.
In a separate incident at The Circle Business Centre, a stationery store was broken into around the same time.
Transport MEC Bheki Ntuli promised to put a stop to the violence.
Hawks spokesperson, Captain Simphiwe Mhlongo said the meth lab had been operating for some time.
The body was found on Tugela River bank at Mandeni.