Tuesday, 23 November 2021

Bloemfontein: The police in Mangaung Metro launched a manhunt after the house robbery and murder of a 69-year-old woman in Gelderland Street; in Bayswater; near Bloemfontein.

According to the husband of the deceased, he left their home going to the pharmacy. The complainant allegedly left his wife with the gardener at home.

When he arrived back at home, he found his wife lying in a pool of blood with her throat slit and her hands tied behind her back. He ran around looking for the gardener whom they recently offered the job but he was nowhere to be found.

The complainant then called the police. The police arrived, secured the scene and preliminary investigation started. A wallet with an undisclosed amount of cash was reportedly missing and the victim’s handbag was found dropped outside the house inside the premises.

Any member of the public who might have information that can help the police to arrest the suspect(s) in this case is requested to contact Detective Warrant Officer Lebohang Marema at 082 4667 255.

Alternatively the information can be submitted on My SAPS App or by calling the SAPS Crime Stop number on 08600 10111.