South Africa: Manhunt Launched For Six Suspects Who Robbed Two Women, Raped One And Then Attacked Two Motorist Who Tried To Rescue The Victims – Eagle News Feed
The Limpopo police have launched a manhunt for six unknown male suspects in connection with murder, attempted murder, rape, and robbery.
IOL reported that on February 24, six unknown male suspects allegedly robbed two women, raped one of them, and thereafter attacked motorists who stopped to rescue the victims, hacking one of them to death and seriously injuring the other at Madiba Park, Seshego, near Polokwane, Limpopo.
“The two women, aged 25 and 30, were reportedly walking home from the ATM at the filling station when they met about six unknown men at about 8.45 pm. The suspects robbed them of cell phones, money, and a jersey. One of the suspects grabbed the younger lady and pulled her into the nearby bushes and raped her,” said Colonel Malesela Ledwaba.
Ledwaba said that the rape victim managed to free herself and ran to the road, calling for help.
“A vehicle with five occupants reportedly stopped next to her, and she was busy explaining what had happened when the same suspects accosted them. They brutally hacked one of the men with a sharp object, and he died at the scene. Another occupant was stabbed and seriously injured,” Ledwaba said.
Cases of murder, attempted murder, rape, and robbery were opened, and investigations are continuing, according to the police.