Malamulele Residents Demand Justice For ‘Big Moss’

Residents of the municipality of Collins Chabane are demanding the arrest of suspects who murdered their mayor, Cllr Moses Maluleke, also known as “Big Moss”.

Dissatisfied residents are expected to march on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. They demand that the perpetrators of the killing of Cllr Maluleke (56) be arrested.

Meanwhile, the police have mobilized maximum resources to hunt down the suspects. The police are also offering a reward of up to R250 000-00 for any valuable information that can lead to the arrest and subsequent conviction of the suspects.

Maluleke was gunned down at his home on Thursday, 21 July 2022. His 18-year-old son was also shot and wounded.

According to information at the police disposal, three armed suspects entered the Mayor’s home at Shikundu village under Saselamani policing area at about 19:00 and demanded money. The suspects then shot the victims and fled the scene.

The Mayor died instantly, while his son sustained injuries and was taken to hospital for medical attention.

The Provincial Commissioner of Police in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe, who visited the scene on the night of the shooting, immediately assembled a task team led by a Senior Officer to probe the incident. Intensive investigations are currently underway.

Anyone with valuable information that can lead to the arrest and subsequent conviction of these perpetrators may contact the Investigating team leaders Brigadier (Dr) Chris Mabasa on 0824690739, Lieutenant Colonel Ndou on 0828072666, Lieutenant Colonel Boshomane 0798945501 and/or Sergeant Khosa on 0736169888. Alternatively, crime stop number 0860010111 or the nearest Police Station or MySAPSApp.

Callers may opt to remain anonymous and any information received will be treated with strict confidentiality“,said Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo.

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