Three people including a taxi owner were gunned down at Mohodi in Senwabarwana, Limpopo on Saturday 8 July at about 14:30.

Police have since launched a manhunt for the suspects. Preliminary investigations revealed that the three men were at a local food outlet when unknown suspects driving in a white Audi opened fire on them and then fled the scene.

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The victims are a local Taxi owner aged 54 and two other men aged 33 and 37. They were all declared dead on the scene by the medical personnel. The identity of the victims will be revealed in due course.

The Provincial Commissioner of Police Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has condemned the senseless attack.

“The team that is tasked to investigate this case must put all efforts to ensure that the perpetrators are tracked down and brought to book.

“We also trust that members of the public who are constantly assisting us with information will come forward. It will help us in the investigation,” said Lieutenant General Hadebe.


Police have opened three counts of murder and the cases are being investigated by the Provincial Taxi Violence Investigation Unit. The motive for the killing is not yet known but taxi violence cannot be ruled out.

Police are urging anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects to contact investigating team leader Colonel Kgadiswana Minisi on 082 565 8601.

Captain Kwena Manamela on  082 414 3088. The information may also be shared via Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or by using My SAPS App.