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WOLMARANSSTAD POLICE LAUNCH MANHUNT FOR TWO AWAITING TRIAL DETAINEES
2022/08/16      |  Written By:  Colonel A Myburg   |   Province:  North West

POTCHEFSTROOM: 15 August 2022 - Police in Wolmaransstad launched a manhunt for two awaiting trial detainees, Gomolemo Chacha (24) and Ditshebi Eric Molaetsi (28), who escaped from lawful custody.  

The escapees escaped together with six other awaiting trial detainees after overpowering a police officer at Wolmaransstad police station holding cells at about 16:20 on Saturday, 13 August 2022. They then took the cells key from the member and ultimately escaped. At the time of escape, the detainees were among others, facing charges of armed robbery, murder, burglary and domestic violence.

Six of the detainees were re-arrested between Saturday the 13th and Sunday, the 14th of August 2022. Members of the community are urged no to attempt to re-arrest the escapees in case they see them, but to call the nearest police station, as they(escapees) are presumed to be dangerous. Alternatively, the Detective Branch Commander, Captain Constance Motswang can be contacted on cell: 060 970 9358. Anonymous tip-offs can also be communicated via MySAPS App or by calling Crime Stop number: 08600 10111.

 

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Police in Wolmaransstad launched a manhunt for two awaiting trial detainees, Gomolemo Chacha (24) and Ditshebi Eric Molaetsi (28)