Limpopo police hunt suspects involved in killing of Groblersdal officer

Groblersdal Station Commander Jeffery Seroka died after coming under a hail of bullets just outside his home on Saturday.

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JOHANNESBURG - Mpumalanga police have activated a 72-hour plan in an effort to find those responsible for the murder of a Groblersdal Police Station commander.

Colonel Lebyane Jeffry Seroka was shot and killed in front of his house in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Authorities said that he was attacked as he left for a funeral.

Mpumalanga police have now launched a manhunt following the killing of Colonel Seroka.

Officials said that he was accosted at his gate by unknown assailants in the early hours of yesterday morning.

The provincial police spokesperson Motlafela Mojapelo said that they would not rest until the perpetrators were found.

"The police Dennilton have opened a case of murder after the station commander of Groblersdal was gunned down by unknown suspects in front of his gate. The provincial commissioner of police in Limpopo, Lieutenant-General Nneke Ledwaba, has instructed that the killers be hunted down and brought to book."

The suspects fled with the deceased’s car, which was later found abandoned along Dennilton Road.

Police are appealing to anyone with information that can help with the investigation to contact their nearest police or call the Crimestop number.

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