Massive manhunt for an escapee, Polokwane

Massive manhunt for an escapee, Polokwane Photo: SAPS
Massive manhunt for an escapee, Polokwane Photo: SAPS

The Police in Westenburg outside Polokwane are still on massive manhunt for an escapee Afra’ Rikhotso aged 27 who escaped from lawful custody on 25 July 2017 at about 20:00.

It is alleged that this escapee was collected from the Thohoyandou Correctional Services by the Northam Police for his court appearance for additional offences he committed in the area.

The Police who were escorting this suspect, allegedly stopped at the Shell garage along the N1 South outside Polokwane to buy food at a restaurant and during that process, the suspect produced a firearm and pointed it at the Police and disappeared.

The detailed circumstances behind his escape and the firearm he produced are subjects of our investigations.

Anyone with information which can lead to the arrest of this suspect, may contact Captain Boshomane at 079 894 5501 or the nearest Police Station or Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or alternatively SMS Crime Line at 32211.

The Police search on this suspect and investigations on this incident are still continuing.

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