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Taxi Owner Killed With Hail Of Bullets, Attackers Flee In Audi Q7

Police in Moletlane, Limpopo, are investigating a murder case after a 42-year-old taxi owner, Madimetsa Benny Kekana, was shot dead outside a filling station.

Police in Moletlane, Limpopo, are investigating a murder case after a 42-year-old taxi owner, Madimetsa Benny Kekana, was shot dead outside a filling station.

Colonel Malesela Ledwaba, a spokesperson for the Limpopo province police, said the heinous murder occurred Thursday night.

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“According to the information received, the taxi owner and his friend were driving to the friend’s residence. On arrival, the friend got out of the taxi to enter the yard. Suddenly, an Audi Q7 motor vehicle emerged and blocked the taxi in front, and multiple gunshots were reportedly fired at the taxi owner,” said Ledwaba.

Police in Moletlane, Limpopo, are investigating a murder case after a 42-year-old taxi owner, Madimetsa Benny Kekana, was shot dead outside a filling station.

Colonel Malesela Ledwaba, a spokesperson for the Limpopo province police, said the heinous murder occurred Thursday night.

It was eventually determined that the taxi owner was shot dead by unknown gunmen while inside his vehicle.

Emergency medical personnel arrived at the crime scene and proclaimed him dead.

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“The police visited the scene, and empty cartridges of rifle and 9mm pistol were found, and a case of murder was opened,” said Ledwaba.

Meanwhile, Major General Jan Scheepers, the acting provincial commissioner of the South African Police Service in Limpopo, condemned the “senseless” killing.

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“These criminals must be hunted down and be found to face the full might of the law,” said Scheepers.

“Anyone with information that can assist police in the investigation may contact the investigating officer, Warrant Officer Zacharia Maleka at 082 759 5017, crime stop number 08600 10111, nearest police station or share information on My SAPS App.”

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Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
Keitumetse Modise is a passionate and dedicated local news writer who brings the latest news and updates from your community straight to your doorstep. With years of experience in journalism, Keitumetse has established herself as a reliable source of information, covering a wide range of topics that matter to you.
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