Giyani- Missing persons cases opened in Limpopo, many were found dead

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By: Blessing Mabunda

Police in Limpopo had opened a number of missing persons cases that many were found dead. In recent months over five women bodies were founded dumped in the bushes in Mopani and Vhembe districts.



At Nsavulani Village outside Giyani, members of the community found dumped body of a woman which the parts we cut-off.

In Malamulele outside Giyani the gruesome discovery of the body of a woman was found between Mukhomi and Mavambe villages.

Mavis Mabala’s body was found hidden in the bushes outside Phadzima village in Thohoyandou after she was reported missing.

Yet another body of a missing woman, Pretty Baloyi has been discovered in Malamulele.

The nineteen-year-old Pretty Baloyi was found over the weekend. The decomposed body was discovered in the bushes.

Baloyi was reported missing on April 4, a day after leaving home to buy a birthday cake for her child in Thohoyandou. That was the last time she was seen alive. A subsequent search was unsuccessful.

Limpopo police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said “the body’s identified now and our investigations are still up and running although we don’t have any arrest. However, we are calling upon all members of the community to come up with information if they are aware of who is responsible let them inform us”.