Police hunt for two dangerous escapees, Wolmaransstad

South African Police Service

Police hunt for two dangerous escapees, Wolmaransstad
Police hunt for two dangerous escapees, Wolmaransstad. Photo: SAPS

Police in Wolmaransstad launched a manhunt for two awaiting trial detainees, Gomolemo Chacha (24) and Ditshebi Eric Molaetsi (28), who escaped from lawful custody.

The escapees escaped together with six other awaiting trial detainees after overpowering a police officer at Wolmaransstad police station holding cells at about 16:20 on Saturday, 13 August 2022.

At the time of escape, the detainees were among others, facing charges of armed robbery, murder, burglary and domestic violence.

Six of the detainees were re-arrested between Saturday 13 and Sunday, 14 August 2022.

Members of the community are urged not to approach the escapees if seen, but to rather call the nearest police station, as the escapees are considered to be dangerous.

Alternatively, the Detective Branch Commander, Captain Constance Motswang can be contacted on cell: 060 ‪970 9358.

Anonymous tip-offs can also be communicated via MySAPS App or by calling Crime Stop number on ‪08600 10111.

SAPS Newsroom

SOURCESouth African Police Service