A 30-year-old teacher who was reported missing on 24 February has been reunited with his family in Dzingidzingi Village, Giyani.

Freedom Mduduzi Masilela residing at a rented place in Dzingidzingi Village in Limpopo originates from KwaZulu-Natal. Following Police investigations, he was found without any harm at Polokwane CBD on Friday, 08 March 2024.

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Masilela is a teacher at Hawuka Secondary School in Basani village. He was last seen while at one of the liquor outlets in the village, with two other unknown males.

Missing Teacher reunited with his family in Dzingidzingi Village
Dzingidzingi Village is situated outside Giyani in Limpopo

His landlord alleged that she received the Masilela cellphone from a woman who alleged that she was his girlfriend. She told her that she was given a cellphone by an unknown man who did not inform her about the whereabouts of the victim.

The type of clothes he was wearing during his disappearance were also unknown.


A search operation was conducted for the friends without success. He has already been reunited with his family.