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News in brief - Date: 21 May 2019
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The police in Thohoyandou have launched a manhunt for two unknown murder and house robbery suspects, following an incident that occurred at Muledane, Mvudi Park location, in the early hours of Monday morning.
“It is alleged that two suspects, armed with a firearm and knives, attacked the tenants who were sleeping in their rented rooms at the back of the house. Afterwards, the suspects robbed the victims of their valuable belongings such as laptops, cellphones and clothes before they fled the scene. During the robbery, the suspects stabbed three female tenants, killing a 23-year-old instantly, whilst the other two were seriously injured and admitted in hospital for medical treatment,” said provincial police spokesperson Col Moatshe Ngoepe.
According to Ngoepe, police investigations are continuing. “Anyone with information that can lead to the apprehension of the suspects should contact Captain Sithata at 082 414 7763 or the crime stop number 0860010111 or the crime line SMS 32211 or the nearest police station,” said Ngoepe.
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