Missing child's mother hasn't slept since his disappearance

Bukho Mktyalwa was last seen playing at a park in Wallacedene.

Four-year-old Bukho Mktyalwa went missing on 6 May 2015 at a playground in Wallacedene. Picture: Pinkladies.org.za

CAPE TOWN - The mother of a missing four-year old boy from Wallacedene on Thursday said she hadn't slept since her son, Bukho Mktyalwa, went missing.

He was last seen playing at a park in the township.

Nokubonga Mktyalwa was visibly upset and could hold back tears when asked where she thought her son might be.

She has been searching for her son since his disappearance on Wednesday afternoon.

A neighbour said she was shocked by the boy's sudden disappearance.

On Thursday afternoon Bukho's father was still out searching for his missing son, who has been described as playful and friendly.