A 27-YEAR-OLD MAN MURDERED DURING HOUSE ROBBERY AT NKOWANKOWA SECTION A – N'wamitwa Times

A 27-YEAR-OLD MAN MURDERED DURING HOUSE ROBBERY AT NKOWANKOWA SECTION A

NKOWANKOWA – The Police in Ritavi launched a manhunt for two unknown suspects who robbed, kidnapped and murdered a 27 year old between Thursday, 14th and Friday 15th September 2023 at Nkowankowa in Ritavi Policing area.

According to the information received from the police spokesperson Colonel Malesela Ledwaba, It is alleged that two unknown suspects wearing balaclavas broke into a house at Nkowankowa Section A where they threatened and a tied a woman with a rope. They waited in the house until her boyfriend came back. They attacked him and demanded money and car keys for a Golf 7 vehicle that was parked in the yard. They forced the two into an NP 200 bakkie belonging to one of the victims and drove off.

While on the way, the 23 year old woman jumped out of the moving vehicle and ran away. The matter was reported to the police and a Manhunt for the suspects ensued.

In the early hours of Friday, 15 September 2023, the Police found the victim severely injured along Letsitele Valley Road few metres away from his NP 200 bakkie.

The emergency services were summoned to the scene and the victim was certified dead at the scene.

Ledwaba says the deceased was identified as Thabang Macheke aged 27.

The motive behind the incident is unknown and police investigations continues.

Anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspects should contact Detective Sergeant Eric Mathebula 083 239 0977 or crime stop number 0860010111 or the nearest Police Station or MysapsApp.

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