The Police in Matlala few kilometres outside Polokwane have launched a massive search operation after the disappearance of an old man from Ga-Chipana village in the ga-Matlala policing area.
This 104 years old man, Nang Kleinboy Mashilo, was reportedly last seen by his family on Friday, 11 May 2018 at about 07:00 in the morning, when he left his home to collect herbs in the nearby bushes.
According to the Police preliminary investigations, the victim was in the company of a 77-year-old man from the same village who alleged they went separate ways after collecting the herbs.
At the time of the disappearance, he was wearing green trousers with a grey shirt and a brown cap.
The joint search operation composed of the Matlala Police together with the K9 Unit is still underway in partnership with members of the community.
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of the man, may contact Warrant Officer Lesiba Mohale at 079 920 7419 or the crime stop number 08600 10111 or the crime line sms 32211or the nearest Police Station.
Source: South African Police Service