Female SANDF member attacked, murdered, Tonga

South African Police Service

Female SANDF member attacked, murdered, Tonga
Female SANDF member attacked, murdered, Tonga

The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Manamela has strongly condemned an incident in which a 30-year-old woman, who worked as a member of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) was brutally killed on the morning of 9 September 2021, at Tonga near Komatipoort.

According to the police report, a relative was informed by a neighbour that there was something suspicious at the place where the SANDF member was residing. Upon arrival he (relative) discovered her lifeless body lying outside in a pool of blood, with what looked like stab wounds.

Police and medical personnel were summoned to the scene and she was certified dead by the paramedics.

The police opened a murder case accordingly and no arrests have been made as yet.

Preliminary investigations however, indicate that the member was on her way to work as she was in full uniform.

Anyone with information that can assist police trace the suspects, is urged to call the Branch Commander, Colonel Nancy Mnisi on 0726038438 or the Crime Stop number at 08600 10111.

Alternatively members of the public can send information via MYSAPS APP.

All received information will be treated as confidential and callers may opt to remain anonymous.

SAPS Newsroom

SOURCESouth African Police Service