Limpopo University lecture shot dead

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Tebogo Msimanga |

The Police in Polokwane have launched a manhunt for the suspects who allegedly shot and killed a 51-year-old University Lecturer whilst jogging along the Munik road next to Sterpark suburb in Polokwane on Sunday morning, 13 March 2022.

The victim, identified as Professor Saber Tayob Mohammed, a Lecturer at the University of Limpopo who is also said to be a chartered accountant, was reportedly jogging when a white VW Polo drove past him and then made a u-turn.

Limpopo Police Spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo said the said vehicle stopped next to Mohammed and a passenger shot the victim several times at point-blank. “The suspects quickly drove off from the scene”.

The Acting Provincial Commissioner of Police in Limpopo Major General Jan Scheepers has called on community members with information to come forward and assist in the investigations.

The motive for the incident is unknown at this stage. Anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspects is requested to contact Warrant Officer Joseph Malebana on 072 492 9635 or the Crime Stop number 0860010111.

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