Kimberley community urged to assist with investigation

Keitumetse Magwadibane. Photo: Supplied.
Bones and hair of a missing Kimberley toddler have allegedly been found at the house of one of four people said to be involved in her disappearance.Five-year-old Keitumetse Magwadibane went missing in July.

The Northern Cape police have urged the public to come forward with any information that might help with their investigation. Police spokesperson, Mohale Ramatseba, says although charges against the four have been withdrawn, a reward of R10 000 is still available to anybody who might come up with the necessary information.

“What is currently happening is that some bones and hair were dug up at the yard of one of the suspects, and it will be taken to forensics to determine whether they are human or animal bone. We are awaiting confirmation and we will continue to investigate”.

Ramatseba confirmed that the suspect is alleged to be a sangoma.

Ramatseba confirmed that the bones and hair were found in the yard of Norah Mazibuko (55), a sangoma. Joseph Mbongo (38), Maruping Kgwabane (38) and Clarens Mkhunto (23) were the other suspects in the case.

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