Manhunt for Limpopo attacker

2012-01-05 10:49

Limpopo police are confident the 51-year-old man wanted for the murder of his stepson and an attack on his estranged wife will be arrested.

“We are following strong leads ... we have guys on the ground tracking him down. We are confident he will be arrested. I hope today,” spokesperson Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said today.

The man, whose identity document indicates that he was born in Namibia, allegedly forced three men believed to be his workers at gunpoint to gang-rape his estranged wife and mutilate her in his home in Modimolle on Tuesday.

He allegedly lured his 19-year-old stepson to his house and shot him dead when he arrived.

Beeld newspaper reported on Thursday that he had earlier lured his wife to his home to discuss their marriage, and had also called the stepson claiming he wanted to have a discussion with him.

On his arrival, the man forced him into a room and shot him in the head.

The newspaper reported that he left a note at the scene, saying he was tired of living and that the police should not look for him.

The man fled in his white Toyota Fortuner registration number DCS 392 FS.

The three, identified as his workers, ran away and their whereabouts were unknown.

Mauladzi said it was not known whether the three worked for the husband before the attack, or whether he had picked them up in town and offered them a temporary job.


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