PROVINCIAL COMMISSIONER ORDERS POLICE TO TRACK DOWN AND ARREST SUSPECTS WHO FATALLY SHOT A LOCAL PUB OWNER IN MAKHADO

PROVINCIAL COMMISSIONER ORDERS POLICE TO TRACK DOWN AND ARREST SUSPECTS WHO FATALLY SHOT A LOCAL PUB OWNER IN MAKHADO

POLOKWANE: The Provincial Commissioner of South African Police Service in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has ordered an immediate manhunt for unknown male suspects who allegedly shot and killed a 41 year-old Pub Owner in Makhado in Vhembe District on Saturday 01 July 2023 at about 23:53.

Police were informed about a shooting incident along 74 Krogh and Kwa Dollar street’s and quickly rushed to the area and on arrival found a lifeless body of the 41 year man. Further observations revealed that the deceased sustained multiple gunshot wounds on the upper body.

Preliminary investigations indicated that two unknown males entered the premises armed with firearms and randomly started to shoot at the patrons.

During the ordeal, five victims sustained injuries due to gunshots of the stray bullets but a 41 year-old victim died on the scene.

It is further believed that the suspects fled the crime scene driving in a white VW Polo and silver Grey Mercedes-Benz motor vehicles with unknown registration numbers.

The motive of the horrific incident is currently unknown at this stage.

Police have opened a murder and attempted murder cases and anyone with information that can assist with the investigations is encouraged to contact the Investigating Officer Lieutenant Colonel Richard Boshomane on the number 079 894 5501 or Warrant Officer Phaladi Makola on the number 082 749 2233 or crime stop number 0860010111 or nearest police station or MySAPSApp.

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