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Police launch manhunt for suspects following two murders at a hotel near Ohrigstad

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Limpopo


POLOKWANE - The Police at Ohrigstad in Sekhukhune District have activated a massive manhunt for suspects, who allegedly attacked and murdered a prominent business woman and a family member at a hotel just outside Ohrigstad. The incident happened on Saturday, 03 June 2023 around 13:30.

According to the information received, Police were alerted of an incident which suggested that there was trouble in the Premises. On their arrival at the scene, they found two burnt bodies of white male and female inside two different building (houses)

The deceased are identified as 77-year-old and 73-year-old owner of the business and her nephew.

According to the information received, one male wearing balaclavas was seen fleeing the scene.

The motive for the killing is unknown, and no arrest have been made.

The Provincial Commissioner of South African Police Service in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe condemned the brutal yet senseless attack and the subsequent killing, calling upon anyone with information to contact Police.

Anyone with information regarding the incident to come forward and assist in arresting the suspect by calling Detective Lieutenant Colonel Richard Boshomane on 079 894 5501 or Warrant Officer Phaladi Makola on 0827492233 or Crime Stop number 08600 10111 or nearest police or my SAPSApp

The police investigations are still continuing


Colonel Malesela Ledwaba
082 451 7180