Saturday, May 8, 2021

Toddler’s murderers still at large

Eight months since a Bontleng toddler was mysteriously murdered and his body thrown into a stationary motor vehicle, Police say they do not have any information about the perpetrators of the crime.

Detective Assistant Superintendent Maziba Duna of Urban Police Station is appealing to members of the public to assist them with information.

“So far we have not made any breakthrough in the case because we do not have any clue of the whereabouts of the culprits. We are, therefore, appealing to the members of the public to assist us,” said Duna. “We desperately need information that will lead to the arrest the culprits.”

Duna stated that they questioned several people, especially the traditional healers around the location who were suspected to have murdered the kid, but their investigations revealed that they had no connection with the incident.

“Though our investigations are still not complete, we have forwarded the docket to the other relevant authority that can study the docket and advise us on how we can tackle the case.”

The grandmother of the murdered child, Hilda Mosielele, told The Telegraph that the family is very devastated and heartbroken about the death of grandchild.

She said what hurt most is the fact that even today the police have not yet made any arrests “which is unbelievable”.

“One thing that makes me sad is the fact that the child was not ill and just disappeared in front of my eyes and was later found dead inside an old abandoned scrap car.”

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