Vehicle and electronics stolen in Aliwal North after murder of elderly man

FEBRUARY 29, 2016

The small town of Aliwal North was left in shock after the alleged murder of a 78 year-old man at his Durban Street home in Aliwal North, over the weekend. 

"The deceased was last seen between the 27 - 28 February," said W/O Elmarie Lotz.

"The neighbours became suspicious when there was no sign of him  and went to his house to investigate. They entered the house through the back door and found the deceased lying on the  bedroom floor with visible wounds on the upper body and head."

A case of murder was opened on Sunday.

His Red Isuzu Bakkie,  KB 250 with Reg. nr BGM  931 EC was stolen from his home as well as TV’s, a laptop, cell phones and his fire arm.

"Police is appealing to the community to be on the lookout  for the vehicle and the suspect/s," said Lotz.  

"The suspects may be armed and dangerous and the community is cautioned not to approach them but instead to contact the investigating officer Sgt Booysen on 082 302 53 08 or Sgt Mlindazwe 083 858 4 785."