The Police in Sekgosese outside Tzaneen have launched a search operation for a 44-year-old missing man. 

Phetola Reuben Kgapane of Sephukubje village was last seen in Christmas Day in 2022. 


It is alleged that Reuben was last seen wearing a brown pair of trousers, blue shirt, blue pair of  shoes and navy blue hat during his disappearance on Sunday, 25 December 2022

 He was last seen at about 22:00 going to a nearby liquor store. He has never returned back home ever since. 

Phetola Reuben Kgapane 
Phetola Reuben Kgapane 

The search operation was conducted from possible places including relatives and friends without success. 

It comprised family members, the SAPS Search and Rescue Unit with K9 Unit. 

Anyone with information that can assist to reunite Reuben with his family is kindly requested to contact the investigating officer Sergeant Tomas Ndambi at 082 681 7838 , or the  Crime stop number at 08600 10111 alternatively report to the nearest police station or may send a message to MySAPSApp 

Police investigations and search operations are still continuing.