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Potchefstroom: Police in Huhudi are investigating a case of murder after a body of a four-year-old girl was found today in the bushes near Monotomosetlha informal settlement in Huhudi location.

The body was discovered by a boy who was hunting. He then alerted his elders who informed the police. Upon arrival at the scene, the police found the body with a missing left hand. 

No one has been arrested and investigation into the matter continues. 

The victim was last seen on Sunday, 11 September 2016 in Huhudi location.  She was reported missing to the police who launched a search, assisted by members of the community and support from the media.

The North West Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Baile Motswenyane condemned the incident and requested the community to remain calm and work in cooperation with the police to ensure that anyone who is behind this evil deed is exposed and arrested.

The police urge members of the community to come forward with information that may lead to the arrest of the suspect by calling Detective Captain Thomas Mbandulula on 082 443 8704.

Media enquiries:
Colonel Sabata Mokgwabone: 082 496 9642

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