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UPDATE: POLICE OFFER A REWARD OF UP TO R50 000 FOR A MISSING EIGHT-YEAR-OLD BOY: POTCHEFSTROOM
2022/06/14      |  Written By:  Colonel A Myburg   |   Province:  North West

UPDATE:

We can confirm that subsequent to investigations into the missing eight-year-old Tlotso Mogomotsi Moilwe of Mogwase as reported in December 2021, bones and clothes were found in January 2022. Although the mother confirmed the clothes as those of the missing person,  the bones were sent to Forensic Science Laboratory  (FSL) for DNA test and they came back positive.

Consequent to the findings, the reward has been withdrawn.

A murder and kidnapping case is under investigation by Mogwase Detectives. Goitsemodimo Bridgette Bojosi (28) will re-appear before the North West High Court sitting in Mogwase on Wednesday, 3 August 2022.

POTCHEFSTROOM : 8 January 2022 – Police in Mogwase offer a reward of up to R50 000.00 to anyone who may have information that can lead to the arrest and conviction of a perpetrator/s, involved in the disappearance of eight-year-old Tlotso Mogomotsi Moilwe of Mogwase.

Moilwe was last seen at about 15:00 on Christmas Day; 25 December 2021, while playing with his friends in Segakwaneng Village near Moruleng outside Rustenburg. At the time of his disappearance, he was wearing a camouflage short, with a black t-shirt and grey slippers.

Initial police investigations led to the arrest of 28-year-old Bridget Bojosi, who appeared in the Mogwase Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, 6 January 2022, on a charge of kidnapping. She was remanded in custody until her next court appearance on Thursday, 13 January 2022.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the Investigating Officer, Sergeant Vincent Mzinyathi, on 082 416 3197 or call South African Police Service (SAPS) Crime Stop number: 08600 10111. Anonymous tip-offs can also be communicated via My SAPS App. 

The police Search and Rescue teams have, without success, been searching for Tlotso since his disappearance. 

Meanwhile, the North West Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Sello Kwena requested the public to assist in the search for the missing child.

 

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Eight-year-old Tlotso Mogomotsi Moilwe