Police launch massive manhunt for the murder suspects

POLOKWANE – The South African Police Service in Makhado have launched a massive manhunt for a group of armed suspects involved in the murder of a 64-year-old man last night on Tuesday, 04 February 2020 between 17:00 and 18:00 at New Town surbub of Louis Trichardt town.

It is alleged that the deceased was entering his home when he was attacked and shot by unknown suspects before they fled the scene with two motor vehicles, a black VW Jetta and a white VW Polo with unknown registration numbers.

The police were called to the scene and reacted swiftly. The deceased was immediately conveyed to the local hospital but was certified dead on arrival.

The motive behind this incident is not clear at this stage but taxi violence may not be ruled out.

Anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of these suspects, may contact Colonel Nyelisani Mabatha on 082 565 8171 or the Crime Stop number 08600 10111 or the nearest Police Station.

The Police investigations are still continuing.

Source: South African Police Service