Double Murder suspect Thabo Molobela escapes from police custody in Sekororo hospital

CRIME

By Agreement Mabunda

GA-SEKORORO-A 35-year-old-year-old fugitive, Thabo Ali Molobela allegedly escaped from the Police’s custody on Wednesday 20 September 2023.

The incident happened at Sekororo Hospital.

According to reports the suspect allegedly shot himself while being arrested, over a week ago. Police officers however managed to move swiftly to disarm him and quickly rushed him to hospital for medical treatment.

He was under the Police’s guard when he escaped.

The fugitive was apprehended at Santeng village about a week ago in Hoedspruit outside Ga-Sekororo after allegedly shooting six family members at Makgophong village in Magatle on 19 August 2023.

The circumstances surrounding the escape are currently under investigation. The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has cautioned anyone who can be found to be assisting a fugitive to note that it is a criminal offence and will face the full might of the law.

Anyone with information that can assist with the rearrest of Mr Molobela should urgently contact the Investigating Officer Warrant Officer Phaladi Makola at 082 749 2233 or Crime Stop number 08600 10111 alternatively report to the nearest Police Station or on MysapsApp

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