Saturday, 12 September 2020
Fouriesburg: Police in Fouriesburg are investigating three cases of murder following the discovery of three bodies of unknown men near Joel farm in Fouriesburg on Thursday; 10 September 2020.
The bodies were discovered by an employee at the farm and alerted his employer and the police. Upon arrival at the farm that is situated near Caledoonspoort Port of entry between Lesotho and South Africa, the police found two bodies at the farm and the third body in the river.
The body in the river was found with a rock at the back of the head. Knobkerries suspected to have been used to kill victims were seized from the scene.
According to the witness, victims were seen at about 12:30 the same day with three police officers alleged to be from Lesotho and they were apparently following information about stock theft that occurred in Lesotho.
All the victims are Lesotho Citizens and they are estimated to be between the ages of 24 and 40.
The motive for the killing is unknown and no arrest has been made.
Anyone with information on what could have transpired is urged to contact the Station Commander of Fouriesburg, Captain Mojabeng Mokoena 082 446 1001 or call Crime Stop at 08600 10111, alternatively send information via MySAPS.