Police at Siloam, Limpopo are Investigating a case of murder after the body of a man was found next to a local tavern in Mandala Village, Nzhelele. The incident took place in the early hours of Sunday, 8 October 2023 at about 04:00.

Police responded to the scene after they were alerted by the community.

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Upon arrival, they also found a man’s body lying on the street with an open wound on his head. He was declared deceased on the scene by the paramedics and the motive for the attack is not yet known.


The deceased aged 28, was later identified by the next of kin and his identity will be released at a later stage.

The Provincial Commissioner of Police in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has condemned the incident. She appealed to the community to come forward with any information that could lead to the apprehension of the suspect(s).

 Anyone with information about this fatal incident is requested to contact the investigating officer, Sergeant Thabelo Ndou on 071 401 3203. Also the Crime Stop number on 08600 10111 or the nearest Police Station or use MysapsApp.