MOTETEMA POLICE LAUNCHED A MANHUNT FOR SUSPECTS OF MURDER AND ATTEMPTED MURDER

MOTETEMA POLICE LAUNCHED A MANHUNT FOR SUSPECTS OF MURDER AND ATTEMPTED MURDER

POLOKWANE : Police in Motetema have launched a manhunt for suspects of murder and attempted murder, after a well known businessman aged 43 and a friend were shot and wounded by the suspects who were driving in a white Mercedes Benz sedan on Saturday, 10 June 2023 at Motetema Village at about 17h45.

According to the information, the businessman Aubrey Maponya and his friend were driving in a white Toyota Hilux in Motetema when they were shot at and wounded by occupants of a white Mercedes Benz which appears to have been following them .

The Police and Emergency Services Personnel were called to the scene and on arrival, the victims were rushed to a local hospital. Aubrey succumbed to the his injuries on arrival to the hospital while his friend was transferred to another hospital for medical attention.

The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in LImpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has condemned the incident calling upon anyone with information to contact Police in order for the suspects to be arrested.

The motive of the attack is not known but police investigations continue.
Police have opened a case of murder and attempted murder for further investigation.

Anyone with information that can assist Police in the apprehension of the suspects should contact Lieutenant Colonel Boshomane on 079 894 5501 or Captain Mothokwa on 082 414 6464 or Warrant Officer Makola on 082 749 2233 or crime stop number 08600 10111 or nearest police station or share information on MySAPSApp

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