Police in Tzaneen have launched a manhunt for a 35-year-old missing person Cassius Machete from Thapane village in Mopani District.

According to the report it is alleged that Machete left home at Thapane village in Tzaneen on Monday 14 November 2022 at about 10:00.  He also left without informing anyone where he was heading and has never returned back home.


According to the description of the missing person. Cassius is medium in height, coffee coloured skin with brush haircut and also limp walking. It is further reported that he is mentally challenged.

missing person Cassius Machete from Tzaneen
Manhunt for a 35-year-old missing person Cassius Machete from Tzaneen

During the time of his disappearance, he was last seen wearing black trousers. A round necked black shirt, black jacket with black and white sandals.

It is reported that the family also conducted a search at his relatives and friends without success.

A search team composed of members of Detective Unit and Visible Policing has been formed to investigate the case of a missing person.


The police also request anyone who might have information that can assist to reunite Cassius with his family to contact the Investigating Officer Colonel Zitha. His numbers are 082 414 3309 or 015 306 2111, Crime stop number 0860010111 or visit any nearest police station