Monday, 21 September 2020
Oranjeville: One of the two Zimbabwean nationals previously reported missing, Phillip
Tanyanyiwa (24) has been found.
On 16 September 2020, police Diving Unit from Welkom retrieved the body of Phillip from Oranjeville River. The deceased was later identified by his next of kin. The search for missing Runese Robert Muzipa (30) still continues.
It is alleged that the two men left their homes in Springs in Gauteng province to go fishing in Oranjeville and were supposed to come back home on Monday; 07 September 2020. Runese’s wife, Ms. Muwara said that she last spoke to her husband Runese on the phone on Sunday; 06 September 2020, informing her that they are going into the river to remove the fishing nets.
On Monday when she tried to call them their phones were off and have never returned home. Runese was last seen wearing a blue overall jacket, olive green Lumbar and a black jean; while Phillip was wearing a black T-shirt, black jacket and black jean.
Anyone with information that can assist police or the missing person’s family should please contact Detective Warrant Officer Izael Mofokeng on 082 301 3004 or 016 974 6247.