Welkom: On the 11 December 2017, a 53 year old man was found in his motor vehicle with several gunshot wounds, at the entrance of Boiketlong Village.

The deceased man was later identified as Mr Erik Hubert Khumalo, who was a Security Officer at Phakisa mine.

According to the information received, three African males were seen at the vehicle of the deceased after gunshots were fired, and they were dressed like illegal miners, with gumboots.

No one has been arrested yet, and the Police are appealing to the public to assist in tracing the suspects in this matter.

Should anyone have information in this regard, Detective Warrant Officer Dylan Saayman of Welkom Detectives can be contacted at cellphone number 084 687 3014.               

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