February 6, 2020
He was granted bail, then fled.
It’s shocking because you just don’t expect an African to do such a thing.
The South African Police Service in Lephalale has launched a massive manhunt for a 27 year old murder suspect, Tshepo Justice Rasodi after he failed to avail himself before the Lephalale Regional Court on 29 January 2020.
The suspect was granted bail of R1000 and a warrant of arrest has since been issued.
The arrest of the suspect follows the murder incident of Petersen Pieter Hendrick at a farm outside Lephalale, on 6 February 2017 at about 10:45. The suspect and his three accomplices were arrested following Police intensive investigations.
It is alleged that on this day, four suspects broke into the farm and attacked the owner with various objects leaving him severely injured. During the process, the suspects managed to get away with the victim’s motor vehicle, firearms and other valuables.
Police and medical emergency services were called and reacted swiftly. The 57 year old Peterson was certified dead on arrival at the hospital.
The police investigations are still in progress.