Levubu police have opened a rape case of a 15-year-old girl that took place at Tshakhuma, Limpopo on Saturday 20 January 2024. The incident took place next to Tshiemuemu Secondary School.

According to police reports, the victim departed her residence at Tshakhuma Masire village to purchase medication for her mother at Tshakhuma Market Pharmacy.

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After a few hours, her mother called the victim’s cellphone. But she did not respond.

Reports indicate that suddenly, the mother of the victim received a phone call from a local pastor. He told her that he had found her daughter walking alone and crying on the street.

Preliminary investigations indicated that the victim bought medication and boarded a Minibus to go home. But she found four men who took the wrong direction until they stopped next to Tshiemuemu Secondary School.

TSHAKHUMA GIRL RAPED BY UNKNOWN SUSPECTS IN LIMPOPO

Afterwards, the suspects took the victim to the nearby bushes. She was allegedly raped by one of the suspects. The victim was later released, and the suspects drove off afterwards. A manhunt has since been launched for their arrest.

The Acting Provincial Commissioner of Police in Limpopo Major General Jan Scheepers has condemned the incident. He further tasked the team of Investigators to trace and arrest the suspects to face the full might of the law.

Anyone with information that can assist with investigations is urged to contact the Investigating Officer Colonel Buys at 082 469 0985. Crime stop number 08600 10111 or nearest police station or MySAPSApp.