Stokvel members in Hlogotlou, Sekhukhune were robbed of a substantial amount of money after being ambushed by thugs during their monthly contributions.

According to the information, the stokvel members had just made their contributions at one of the member’s houses. This took place on Saturday afternoon. But they were suddenly accosted by three armed suspects who then robbed them of all the money.

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The suspects also robbed another victim of cash and fled the scene. A case of house robbery has been opened and police have initiated a manhunt for the suspects involved. Hlogotlou police in Sekhukhune District, Limpopo have also launched a manhunt for the suspects.

Stokvel members in Hlogotlou, Sekhukhune were robbed
Stokvel members in Hlogotlou Sekhukhune robbed

STOKVEL MEMBERS ROBBED MONTHLY CONTRIBUTION IN SEKHUKHUNE

Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has urged members of the stokvel groups to heed the call for greater vigilance and security in managing their collective funds.

“The transaction to digital payments could play a significant role in protecting the hard-earned money of stokvel members,” said Lieutenant General Hadebe.

Anyone with information can contact Sergeant Madimetja Manganyi at 064 687 6261. Crime Stop number 08600 10111 or the nearest Police Station or use MySAPSApp.