Jacoba “Jakkie” Grobler
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police have launched a manhunt for those responsible for what they described as
the “brutal killing” of an 80-year-old woman whose body was found in
her house at the Koraal retirement village in Polokwane.
Grobler’s body was found on Monday at about 11:00, said police spokesperson Brigadier
investigations revealed that the suspects entered the house and found the
deceased, who stays alone, and severely assaulted her.
“The victim’s body was found
by her friend and the police were called. On arrival, the police found the
deceased lying on the bed with open wounds which might have possibly been
caused by a blunt object. The deceased’s laptop and cellphone are
missing,” Mojapelo said.
Provincial police commissioner
Lieutenant General Nneke Ledwaba has instructed that a 72-hour activation plan
be implemented to track down the killers.
Cases of murder and house robbery
have been opened and anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of the
killers has been requested to contact Brigadier James Esbach on 082 576 0743 or
Crime Stop on 08600 10111.
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