Manhunt launched after the brutal killing of a police officer
Levubu - The Provincial Commissioner Lt-General Nneke Ledwaba condemns in the strongest possible terms the killing of yet another police officer which occured in Levubu outside Thohoyandou last night 2018-02-12 at around 22:45 and had already established a Dedicated Team composed of various Police Units which will work tirelessly around the clock until all those responsible are brought to book.
It is alleged the deceased officer aged 54 had just arrived at his home at Tshakhuma Luvhalani B village when an unknown man attacked him and stabbed him with a sharp instrument. The children were alerted by frantic screams and peeped through the window and were shocked to see the suspect attacking their father. They then screamed for help and the killer let go of the officer and fled the scene. The police and the medical emergency services were notified however upon arrrival the victim was declared dead on the scene.
The deceased has been identified as Warrant Officer Thomas Alugumi Nemugumoni. He was attached to Levubu Police Station, working in the CSC (Community Service Centre).
The motive behind this brutal killing is still unknown at this stage but further police investigations are underway.
In the meantime police appeal to anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspect in this matter to contact Detective Warrant officer Edward Mudogwa at 072 107 6731 or the Crime Stop number 08600 10111 or SMS Crime Line at 32211 or the nearest Police Station. PoliceKillings CrimeStop