Suspects still on the loose after a Welkom man was found burnt to death in his car


Sheppard Alarms security personnel alerted the Welkom Police that there was a car burning in the Motor Cross Track at Riebeeckstad, Welkom.

The body of an unknown man was found inside the burnt out sedan vehicle. He was later identified and a case of murder was registered. Residents are once more requested to assist in tracing the suspects.

On the 21 August 2014 at about 11:00 a burnt out sedan vehicle was found at Riebeeckstad and inside the boot the body of an African man that burnt as well was found.

After a thorough investigation, the deceased was identified as Mr MP Mokokoane [56] and the vehicle was a white Cherry with registration number FLH 163 FS. Apparently the deceased was assaulted and put inside the boot of his vehicle and it was set alight. The suspects are still at large.

Should anyone have information leading to the arrests of the suspects, Detective Warrant Officer Riaan de Lange of Welkom Detective Services can be contacted at telephone number 057- 391 6271 during office hours.