Limpopo – Limpopo SAPS is looking for gunmen who allegedly shot and slaughtered a businessman in Dennilton.
Police said, in a statement on Friday, Doctor Matea (the deceased) was attacked at Ntoane village of Dennilton, and the police were alerted about the whereabouts of his body.
“The police were alerted about the discovery of the lifeless body of a man in this area, at about 06:00 and responded swiftly together with the medical emergency services. Upon arrival, the deceased was found with multiple gunshot wounds,” said provincial police spokesperson Brigadier Motlalefa Mojapelo.
Mojapelo said preliminary investigations exhibited that the deceased was afar asleep with his clan in the early hours of Thursday when three unknown men penetrated their home.
“They then demanded cash and in the process ransacked the house and took an undisclosed amount of money. The suspects allegedly tied up the deceased’s wife and three children, and forced the deceased to his Toyota bakkie and drove away with him,” said Mojapelo.
The deceased’s bakkie was found abandoned at Thambo View.