The SAPS Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offence Unit in Gqeberha is appealing for assistance from the public and is offering a cash reward of R50 000 for the safe return or information relating to the whereabouts of the 4-year-old boy who went missing on the Thursday, 11 May 2023, in Wells Estate.
It is alleged that on the abovementioned date at approximately 15:45, the mother was at home and Nakane Lizane (4) was dropped off at home from the day care.
While his mother was busy preparing supper Nakane was playing outside the house at Ndlovini, Wells Estate with his 10 year old brother.
After a while their mother called them to come inside but only the 10-year-old brother went in. The mother looked around and was unable to find him. Enquiries were made in the area but no one could assist with the whereabouts of the boy.
The child was reported missing at SAPS Swartkops.
Numerous search parties were formed and mass searches were conducted with the assistance of various SAPS divisions/unit, community members, local and national media houses, private security companies as well as drones used by a private company to scan the surrounding area of Wells Estate, Gqeberha.
At the time of his disappearance he was wearing a black pair of jeans, light coloured T-shirt and a black jacket.
Police are now offering a reward to anyone who can assist in finding the child. The information must lead to a positive outcome – in other words the child must be found, irrespective of the circumstances.
The investigating officer D/Sgt Mluleki Mhlangani 0798967509 or D/Cst Msuthukazi Nkwenkwezi may be contacted on 082 302 5127 or Crime Stop 08600 10111 or SAPS Swartkops Station Commander, Lt Col John Perils on 082 303 0299.