Manhunt for the suspects in the ritual related murder

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Tebogo Msimanga |

The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in Limpopo Nneke Ledwaba has ordered for the implementation of the 72-hour activation plan for the arrest of the suspects involved in the brutal murder of a 12-year-old boy at Makgofe village, in the Seshego policing area outside the City of Polokwane.

Limpopo Police spokesperson Moatshe Ngoepe said the body of the deceased was allegedly discovered by a passer-by on Friday morning, 12 February 2021, next to the local graveyard in that village.

“Upon arrival at the scene, the police found the lifeless body of this young boy with multiple injuries and some of the body parts missing.”

Ngoepe added that the preliminary police investigations revealed that the deceased was last seen on Thursday night going to relief himself. “The motive behind this incident may be ritual related.”

He said the suspects involved in this matter are still unknown and no one has been arrested.

Anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspects involved, may contact Luitenant Colonel Richard Boshomane at 079 894 5501 or the crime stop number 0860010111 or the nearest Police Station or MySAPSApp.

The Police investigations are still underway.

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