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R50 000 reward for information that can lead to the arrest and conviction of murder and rape suspects in Roodepan


Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Northern Cape

KIMBERLY - The SAPS is offering a R50 000-00 reward to anyone who can avail information that can lead to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators involved in the murder and rape of Tankiso Tawanyane in Roodepan, Kimberley.

The Galeshewe Family, Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences unit are investigating the murder and rape of the 34 year old female victim. The incident took place in Lethabo Park, Roodepan on the 07 October 2022 at about 20:20. The victim was allegedly raped by three unknown men and later set her alight with parafin. The victim succumbed to her injuries in hospital on the 08 October 2022.

Anyone with information can contact D/WO Lesego Oliphant at 082 495 4605 or D/Capt Sebata Tsiu at 082 874 4613. You can also sms anonymously to 32211 or utilize the MySAPS app. All information will be treated with the strictest of confidence. The investigation continues.


Lt Col Sergio Kock
082 494 9982