A game farm in Limpopo was hit by a robbery attack on Tuesday night at about 9:15 pm. The armed suspects stole 11 firearms and a reasonable amount of cash in US dollars, pounds, and Rands.
An investigation team has been set up to trace down the suspects involved in the robbery that occurred at a game farm in Tshipise Road, Musina.
The incident happened on Tuesday night, according to Limpopo police spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo.
“About five armed suspects entered the property at about 9.15 and assaulted the wife of the farm owner.” “They reportedly demanded to know where they kept cash and other valuables,” Mojapelo said.
“They then took 11 firearms, an undisclosed amount of cash in rands, US dollars, and pounds, as well as a laptop and a cellphone from the two safes, before fleeing in the farmer’s Toyota Land Cruiser,” he added.
The vehicle’s registration number is DHG 739 L.
Game Farm Robbery, Police appeal to citizens for information
Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe, the commissioner of police in Limpopo, has directed the tracking team to make every effort to apprehend the robbers.
“We appeal to community members to assist the police by providing information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects,” Hadebe said.
The police stated that the robbers were dressed in blue overalls that had white prints on the back. They also reported that the suspects communicated with one another in TshiVenda.
Leading the investigation team is the Limpopo provincial murder and robbery unit.
Anyone with significant information that could be of assistance to the ongoing investigation should contact Lieutenant Colonel Richard Boshomane at 084 322 1341 or Warrant Officer Phaladi Makola at 071 601 5174. One could also make calls to Crime Stop at 08600 10111, walk up to the nearest police station, or send a message through MySAPSApp.