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Pregnant mother and son reported missing
2021/06/10

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Free State

A heavily pregnant mother and her 6-year-old son were reported missing at Botshabelo police station on the 9 June 2021. A missing file is being investigated after a 23-year-old Matshediso Maliela and her son, Lerato Junior Maliela were last seen on the 23 May 2021.

The Maliela family had a thanksgiving ceremony on 23 May 2021 at their parental residence in Section J, Botshabelo. After the ceremony it is alleged that Matshediso Maliela and her went with her boyfriend Lebohang Thaane went to Thaba Nchu.

Few days after the ceremony the family became worried when they could not get hold of her. They went to Thaba Nchu to look for them but they could not find them. Matshediso is said to be suffering from a slight mental problem.

She is light in complexion, medium height, well-built and heavily pregnant, whilst her son is dark in complexion. It is suspected that they might be in Pretoria.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts should please contact Botshabelo Detectives at 0824668341 or call Crime Stop at 08600 10111, alternatively send information via MySAPS App.

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Brigadier Motantsi Makhele

0824667396

 

 

 

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