DENNILTON – Police in Dennilton outside Groblersdal are on a massive manhunt for unknown suspects following the chilling discovery of a burnt body at Matlala “A” Lehwelere village.
According to police, this after a tip-off from relatives of the deceased on Tuesday 19 June 2018 that they have discovered a burnt body dumped inside a pit toilet.
Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe, Limpopo Provincial Police Spokesperson, said when police arrived at the scene, they found a badly burnt body burnt in an old pit toilet stashed in a wheelbarrow.
Ngoepe said preliminary police investigations recovered pieces of vehicle tyres which were believed to be some of the objects used to burn the deceased.
“The deceased was positively identified by his family as Kaizer Makola aged 42 years from the village. The motive behind the cold blood murder is still unknown at this stage. Police are therefore calling upon Thabiso Matlala aged 29 years-old who is nephew of the deceased to come to Dennilton police station to assist police with investigations in this matter,” said Ngeope.
Anyone with information that can lead to the possible arrest of the suspects involved in this matter is requested to contact Constable William Vilakazi at 082 303 9907, the crime stop number 08600 10111 or the crime line sms 32211 or the nearest police station.
Police investigations are ongoing.