Middle-aged man found dead inside water canal

The Ikageng police are investigating a murder case after a body of a 50-year-old man,  Petrus Mathulela was found dumped inside a water canal near Ext. 6 on Saturday morning.

According to Sgt Kelebogile Trom, the police spokesperson, the police rushed to the scene at about 07:30 after receiving a call from a passer-by and discovered a man inside the water canal. ‘He had injuries on his hand, face and mouth,’ reported Trom.

The late Petrus was a resident of Baipei Ext. 11.

At this stage, no one has been arrested.

Trom is urging anyone with information to please call the head of detectives,  Lt. Col. Johan Scholtz on 082 568 6264 or contact the Ikageng police station on 018 295 9807/9809.

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