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MANHUNT LAUNCHED FOR SUSPECTS AFTER 51 YEAR-OLD PROFESSOR WAS ALLEGEDLY SHOT DEAD WHILST JOGGING: POLOKWANE
2022/03/15      |  Written By:  Brigadier M Mojapelo   |   Province:  Limpopo

POLOKWANE: Sunday 13 March 2022- The Police in Polokwane have launched a manhunt for the suspects who allegedly shot and killed a 51 year old University Lecturer whilst jogging along the Munik road next to Sterpark suburb in Polokwane this morning, Sunday 13 March 2022 at about 06:30.

The victim, identified as Professor Saber Tayob Mohammed, a Lecturer at the University of Limpopo whom is also said to be a chartered accountant, was reportedly jogging when a white VW Polo drove past him and then made a u-turn. The said vehicle stopped next to him and a passenger disembarked and shot  the victim several times at point blank. The suspects quickly drove off from the scene.

The Acting Provincial Commissioner of Police in Limpopo Major General Jan Scheepers has called on community members with information to come forward and assist in the investigations.

The motive to the incident is unknown at this stage. Anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspects is requested to contact Warrant Officer Joseph Malebana on 072 492 9635 or the Crime Stop number 0860010111. Callers may opt to remain anonymous and any information received will be treated with strict confidentiality.