Police have opened a case of homicide after the station commander of Groblersdal, Col Lebyane Jeffrey Seroka, 57, was shot and killed in entrance of his home at Mmaganagobuswa village on Saturday.
Police spokesperson Brig Motlafela Mojapelo mentioned the suspect or suspects took Seroka’s automotive, a white Toyota Hilux, and fled the scene.
“A police manhunt instantly ensued for the suspects and the car was later discovered deserted alongside the Dennilton-Maklerekeng Street,” he mentioned.
“Preliminary police investigations revealed that the deceased awakened early within the morning and ready to go to a funeral.”
Mojapelo mentioned at about four.30am, Seroka went exterior and, as he was about to depart, was shot useless in entrance of his gate.
The provincial commissioner in Limpopo, Lieut-Gen Nneke Ledwaba, has instructed police to work exhausting to make sure the killers are discovered and dropped at ebook. A 72-hour activation plan has been put in movement.
Mojapelo mentioned the motive for the killing was unknown..