Police in Thohoyandou, Limpopo have launched a manhunt for suspects who allegedly shot and killed 29-year-old Rudzani Victor Nemahagala in Tshikhudini village.

According to the information available at this stage, the incident happened on Friday 04 August 2023 at about 21:40. Rudzani was driving a silver Toyota Hilux along Punda Maria road towards Drasalam. While turning into a gravel road beside the road there was a white Nissan NP 300 with unknown registration numbers parked along the road.

ALSO READ: A mentally challenged man throws himself into the Mogalakwena river

There were two unknown males, one seated inside while the other one standing outside. Seemingly shots were then fired from the Nissan NP 300 towards the Toyota Hilux.

The victim managed to drive away from the spot until he ultimately collided with the two motor vehicles that were parked beside the road.

It is alleged that the Nissan NP 300 suddenly drove off immediately after the shooting. The victim was certified dead upon the arrival of the Emergency Medical Services personnel at the scene of the crime.


The Provincial Commissioner of Police in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe condemned the incident. She has called upon the Community to assist the Police by providing information.

Anyone with information that can assist to locate the suspects may contact the Investigating Officer Detective Warrant Officer Takalani Siaga at 082 469 2302. Alternatively, report to the nearest Police Station or the Crime Stop at 08600 10111. They can also forward a tip-off on MysapsApp.