Makhado social worker shot dead 

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By Angie Nkuna

Thohoyandou- The South African Police Service in Makhado outside Thohoyandou has launched a massive manhunt for the suspects involved in the fatal shooting of the local social worker during an incident which occurred in a suburb of the Louis Trichardt town over the past weekend.

It is alleged that a 45-year-old Muzila Thinavhuyo was shot and killed upon arrival at home. While she was parking her motor vehicle intending to enter in the house, unknown suspects emerged and shot her several times, killing her instantly.


Limpopo police say, they were summoned to the crime scene and reacted swiftly. On arrival, the deceased was found lying dead with multiple gun shot wounds on her body and a manhunt ensued.

“The motive behind this incident is not clear at this stage but the ongoing police investigations will tell.

“The police have opened a case of murder. The suspects are still unknown and there is no arrest.

“Anyone with information that can lead to the apprehension of these suspects, may contact Detective Sergeant Tshilidzi Nthembuluseni at 082 215 3171 or the crime stop number 08600 10111 or the crime Line SMS 32211 or the nearest police station.” added Moatshe Ngoepe.