Chief Stabbed in Ga-Raphahlelo

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Hlokomelo Mabogale |

The Police in Sekgosese in the Mopani District have launched a manhunt for the unknown suspect after a 60-year-old female Traditional leader and a general worker were allegedly stabbed at the Royal house in Raphahlelo village during an attempted house robbery on Saturday, 27 March 2021 at about 21:45.

Limpopo Police spokesperson Motlafela Mojapelo said it is alleged that the victim accompanied the general worker to his place of residence.

“When she returned and busy locking the gates, she noticed a suspicious man hiding behind the wall of the premises. She then called out for help and the worker rushed back and confronted the intruder. In the process, the suspect stabbed the two victims with a sharp object and fled the scene.”

Therefore the Police were notified and acted swiftly. “They then commenced with investigations and the hunt for the suspect.”

Mojapelo said For now, a preliminary investigation indicated that the suspect gained entrance to the premises earlier on and had attempted to break into the house and one of the vehicles parked outside.Cases of Assault GBH and Attempted house robbery have been opened.

Police appeal to anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspect to contact Brigadier Willy Mashavha on 082 451 7188, the crime stop number 0860010111or the nearest Police station or MySAPSApp.

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