Lawful custody escapee has case postponed

PRAKTISEER– One of the three Tubatse police holding cells escapees, Tumelo Vincent Kgoedi (28) appeared before the Praktiseer Magistrates Court last Thursday 22 March 2018 on a charge of escaping from lawful custody.

Kgoedi’s case was postponed to 05 April 2018 for further police investigations and he remains in custody.

He was re-arrested on Sunday, 25 February 2018 following a tip-off received from residents in the area after escaping from lawful custody on Monday 19 February 2018.

Lt Colonel Moatse Ngoepe, Limpopo Provincial Police Spokesperson, said during the arrest two unlicensed firearms were confiscated.

Police said one of the escapees was shot and killed and a second wounded while trying to evade arrest last Monday, 19 February 2018.

Ngoepe said police officers received a tip-off on the whereabouts of the two escapees and managed to corner them at two separate locations.

“One of the escapees, Simon Mokone (23) allegedly started shooting at officers who returned fire. He was fatally wounded during the incident. Sandile Emmanuel Lebambo (31) was shot in the leg while trying to evade arrest and is being treated at a local hospital. Once discharged, he will appear before the Praktiseer Magistrates Court on a charge of escaping from lawful custody,” explained Ngoepe

Thapelo Motseo

COMPANY BACKGROUND Sekhukhune Times was founded in 2015 for the purpose of providing Sekhukhune community and businesses with quality news. The business is operated within the Sekhukhune district municipality which consist of four municipality namely Fetakgomo Tubatse Local Municipality, Ephraim Mogale Local Municipality, Makhuduthamaga Local Municipality and Elias Motsoaledi Local Municipality . Sekhukhune Times help the readers to become aware of their surroundings from social life, to the news happening in the community and also not forgetting what’s happening on the outside world’ it brings you all the news in a convenient and simple language that community can understand and It is released every Thursday and distributed through various mine, shops, , pubiic institutions and in schools. Complimentary copies are distributed to advertisers. The publication is also available online Sekhukhune Times bring you all the news you need to know about the community, events coming up, speeches and also some tips on surviving student life as well as anything which you feel could be beneficial to students voicing out their opinions. MISSION . To became a cross border publication that will link young people from all corners of the world. . To became a source of information to the youth and community in general. .To became a tool for businesses big and small to market their products. .To serve as a communication tool for businesses, government, school and communities in general. .To offer jobs to young people and thus participate in eradicating unemployment, which is a major contributor to increase in crime, AIDS and poverty in our communities. .Provide auxiliary services such as printing, layout and design and photography for other institutions. . Sekhukhune Times is committed to providing the client with a quality product at competitive price within schedule. . At all time we will address and service the customers, requirements, comply with specifications, standards and technical requirements, act ethically and with dignity

Social Media Auto Publish Powered By :