Shoprite Usave Manager shot and killed, suspects stole two 5kg chicken

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Tebogo Msimanga |

The Police in Letsitele have activated a massive manhunt for a group of suspects who committed a business robbery and shot -killed a 26-year-old manager at Shihoko village, in Letsitele policing area, on Wednesday 05 July 2023.

It is reported that at about 19h00, a group of four suspects entered the retail store and demanded money from the manager. In the process, the manager was shot and died at the scene, while the other five employees were assaulted and sustained minor injuries.

Limpopo Police spokesperson Colonel Malesela  Ledwaba said the suspects managed to rob two 5kg Braai packs, three cellphones and a cash amount of R650,00 after failing to open the safe.

“The Police were summoned to the scene and on their arrival with the emergency services, the suspects had already fled the scene. The deceased manager was identified as Shaile Chipape, aged 26 from Seshego outside Polokwane”.

The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has ordered that the suspects responsible for this heinous acts be tracked down.

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