Police offer monetary reward following house robberies at Letaba and Lebowakgomo hospitals

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last Thursday morning (5) suspects attacked Doctors in their residential premises at Letaba Hospital outside Tzaneen and robbed them of an amount of cash, cellphones, TV sets and laptops. Image supplied. 

By Angie Nkuna

POLOKWANE – The Police in Limpopo are offering a reward of up to R100 000.00 for any valuable information that can lead to the arrest and subsequent conviction of the suspects responsible for Attempted Murder and House Robberies at Letaba and Lebowakgomo hospitals respectively.

Police say last Thursday morning (5) suspects attacked Doctors in their residential premises at Letaba Hospital outside Tzaneen and robbed them of an amount of cash, cellphones, TV sets and laptops. One of the Doctors was shot and injured and the other was truck with a hard object. Both have been admitted in hospital.

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In another similar incident, a group of about seven (7) suspects went to Lebowakgomo Hospital on Saturday morning broke into the doctors’ residence and robbed them of money, cellphones and laptop.

In both incidents, the suspects gained access into the premises of these hospitals by breaking the concrete bars of fence behind the doctors’ residence and proceeded to the houses and committed these crimes.

The provincial commissioner, lieutenant general Nneke Ledwaba has already put into action, the 72 hour action plan to hunt down these criminals. The provincial task team led by a Major General has been hard at work, searching for the suspects who attacked the Doctors at Letaba Hospital. The same task team will also take over the investigation of this latest house robbery at Lebowakgomo hospital.

“Anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspects is requested to contact Brigadier James Esbach at 082 576 0743 or Captain Richard Boshomane at 079 894 5501, or call the toll free number 0860010111 or contact the nearest police. Any information received will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.” added Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo.

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