POLOKWANE – Mara Police in the Vhembe District have launched a manhunt following an attempted murder and a house robbery incident that took place in the early hours of Monday 28 November 2022 at about 01:15 in Goedgedacht farm.
Preliminary investigations indicated that the owner of the farm was sleeping with his wife when he experienced numerous gun shots aimed at them outside of the house.
The farm owner retaliated and an unknown suspect managed to flee the scene on foot. Afterwards, he discovered that his wife was shot on the upper left leg and was later immediately rushed to an unknown hospital for medical treatment.
The motive of the incident is unknown at this stage but police investigations are underway.
A manhunt of an unknown suspect is ongoing and anyone with information that can aid with his apprehension is requested to urgently contact the Investigating Officer Sergeant Mukwevho on 0636843018 or Acting Branch Commander Warrant Officer Maluleke on 0824147048 or Crime Stop 0860010111 or MySAPSApp.
Police investigations are continuing.
Source: South African Police Service