Ms Tasmania Violet Mashele and her five-year-old son, Xihluke Gabriel Ngobeni, are reportedly missing. Photo: SAPS.
The police in Hlanganani are requesting the community to assist in the locating of a mother and son who reportedly went missing.
A 49-year-old woman, Ms Tasmania Violet Mashele, and her five-year-old son, Xihluke Gabriel Ngobeni, left their home in Olifantshoek on 12 April at about 07:00. According to the information received, the woman told her nine-year-old son that she was attending a traditional ceremony without mentioning the place. The woman is reported to be mentally challenged.
Mother and son were last seen carrying two bags of clothes and their clothing was not noticed.
Anyone who knows the whereabouts of these missing persons is requested to contact W/O Marivate at 082 319 9686 or the crime stop number on 0860 010 111 or the crime SMS line on 32211.
Date:18 April 2019 - By: Tshifhiwa Mukwevho
Tshifhiwa Given Mukwevho was born in 1984 in Madombidzha village, not far from Louis Trichardt in the Limpopo Province. After submitting articles for roughly a year for Limpopo Mirror's youth supplement, Makoya, he started writing for the main newspaper. He is a prolific writer who published his first book, titled A Traumatic Revenge in 2011. It focusses on life on the street and how to survive amidst poverty. His second book titled The Violent Gestures of Life was published in 2014.