…By Roland Peterson for TDPel Media.
The police in Limpopo are searching for the suspects involved in the murder of a 42-year-old man who was walking to church on Sunday morning.
The family of the deceased, Godfrey Mandlazi, reported that he left his home at around 5am to attend a fun walk at a nearby church.
Less than an hour later, a passerby discovered his lifeless body, indicating that he had been brutally stabbed to death along Collins Chabane Road in Malamulele Section C, near the Malamulele High School.
Lifeless body found beside the road
The police received a report from the passerby who discovered the lifeless body of the male, and they subsequently called paramedics who declared him dead at the scene.
The police spokesperson, Colonel Malesela Ledwaba, stated that a relative of the deceased informed them that he was carrying a backpack with clothing and a lunch box, which were not found at the scene.
The victim had suffered a deep open stabbing wound on the upper back shoulder, and the police have launched a manhunt for the suspects responsible for the crime.
Appeal for information
The police have urged anyone with information that could lead to the apprehension of the suspects to contact the investigating officer or the crime stop number.
The incident has caused outrage in the community, and the family of the deceased is struggling to come to terms with the tragic loss.
The police have promised to do everything in their power to bring the suspects to justice and to prevent similar incidents from happening in the future.
The murder of Godfrey Mandlazi is a tragic event that has shocked the community in Limpopo.
It is alarming that a person can be killed while on their way to church, indicating that no one is safe in the area.
The police have launched a manhunt for the suspects responsible for the crime, and it is hoped that they will be apprehended soon.
The family of the deceased is struggling to come to terms with the loss of their loved one, and it is essential that they receive the necessary support during this difficult time.
It is encouraging to see that the police are taking the matter seriously and have appealed to the public for information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects.
The community must work with the police to ensure that justice is served, and that incidents like this do not occur again.
It is essential to take proactive measures to prevent crime and to create a safer environment for all residents in the area.