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.
The vehicle was riddled with bullets.
A 35-year-old taxi driver was later found dead inside his minibus taxi not far from the taxi rank.
Govender was the second guard from Jikelela Security to be killed for his firearm in less than 12 months.
The farmers said the authorities had failed them and that government were not doing enough to address the security needs of farmers.
Shaka’s Head, Shayamoya, Etete, Groutville and Ntshawini are the townships that have the most rape cases reported in the district.
The security guard was robbed of his firearm.
The robbers removed his clothing and dumped him, bloody and struggling to breathe, on a dirt road near Groutville.