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Police spokesperson Colonel Malesela Ledwaba said the Search and Rescue Unit, joined by the K9 Search and Rescue Team, the Provincial Search and Rescue Unit, EMS, and the local police, started with a search operation that culminated in this horrific discovery. The members then started digging the pit toilet after conducting tests to determine what might be inside. “The body was subsequently found and was handed over to the local police,” he said.
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Limpopo Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe, vowed special appreciation for the high levels of commitment and combied achievement exhibited by K9 Search and Rescue, Provincial Search and Rescue, Local Police, EMS, and community members. He further said, “These kinds of incidents can only be avoided if we, as parents, exercise extra caution and care and look after our children at all times.”