Body of a pensioner found stabbed and dumbed in the bushes

CRIME

By Agreement Mabunda

POLOKWANE – A 60-year-old pensioner was found stabbed in the bushes near Acquaville cemetery in Groblersdal on Saturday, June 01 at about 11:00.

Police responded to the scene after they were alerted by community members. Upon arrival, they found the body of an elderly man with several stab wounds on his back. Police also recovered the deceased’s belongings, such as driver’s license, house keys and wallet at the scene.

The deceased was positively identified by his next of kin, and his indenty will be released in due course.

Police have opened a case of murder and the motive for the incident is still subject to Police investigation.

Police are actively seeking information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects involved in this tragic incident to contact Detective Sergeant Johannes Phokane on 082 303 9927 or Crime Stop number 08600 10111 or the nearest Police Station or use MySAPSAp

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