Polokwane City’s Zimbabwean striker Walter Musona was taken in for questioning after stolen goods were found in his BMW Sedan on Friday.
Musona’s car was allegedly involved in a robbery at Mohlaletse guest house during the night.
Limpopo SAPS spokesman Col Moatshe Ngoepe said they have launched a massive manhunt for a group of armed suspects involved in
a business robbery which occurred in the early hours of May 10 at about 01:00 at Mohlaletse guest house.
“It is alleged that a group of suspects attacked the employees at this overnight accommodation, shot one of them and ransacked the building. The suspects thereafter, uninstalled the plasma TVs on the walls, loaded them inside their vehicle and stole several other electrical appliances before they fled the scene with a BMW sedan, white in colour.
Ngoepe said the SAPS were summoned and reacted swiftly. The suspects’ car was immediately followed by the police and car chase ensued until the culprits’ vehicle lost control and hit a tree alongside the road. The suspects managed to flee on foot.
“The SAPS searched this car and a number of items believed to be the ones robbed during this incident, were recovered, which were as follows: more than 10 plasma TVs, cell phones, TV remote controls, laptops, CCTVs, clothing, etc.”
The recovered motor vehicle used by these suspects was positively identified as that of Musona. According to Ngoepe the player was not arrested but was only taken for questioning
“Preliminary police investigations revealed that he was not in the car during this incident but he is cooperating with the SAPS to track down the suspects of which one is already identified. “The suspects involved in this matter including the driver of this motor vehicle are still on the run. The police are calling upon Bothwell Maligasi, who is a Zimbabwean national to come to Apel Police Station or the nearest SAPS to assist in the investigations in this matter.
“Anyone with information that can lead to the apprehension of the suspects is requested to contact Col Moyahabo Morudi at 082 565 7646 or the crime stop number 0860010111 or the Crime Line SMS 32211 or the nearest Police Station.