POLICE LAUNCH MANHUNT FOR SUSPECT(S) WHO MURDERED A BUSINESSMAN IN LEPHALALE

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LEPHALALE – The Police in Lephalale, Waterberg District have launched a manhunt for suspect (s) following the fatal shooting of a 65-year-old businessman.
The deceased was found in his dry clean business on Saturday, 14 October 2023 at about 14h00.
According to information received from police spokesperson Colonel Malesela Ledwaba, an employee working in a dry clean noticed the door wide open and called the owner without response. He then went in and found the old man lying facing up in a pool of blood with gunshot wound. He rushed outside to call for assistance from people . The Police’ and an Emergency Medical personnel were called to the scene, and the victim was certified dead .
The motive for the attack and subsequent killing is unknown. Preliminary investigation revealed that the cameras from the building were also ripped off and stolen.
The Police’ opened a murder case for further investigation
The Provincial Commissioner if the South African Police Service in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe condemned the incident, calling upon community to assist the Police with information that can lead to the apprehension of the suspects .
Ledwaba says any information that can help Police to arrest the suspect(s) may contact Lt. Colonel Johannes Hlongwane on 082 565 7968, Crime Stop number 08600 10111, the nearest Police’ Station, or by sharing information on MySAPSApp.
Police investigations are still continuing.
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