Police are currently searching for Lindani Tebello Tumelo Sithole, a 27-year-old man who has gone missing.
He was last seen on October 30, leaving Kilbarchan to go to work in Dannhauser. However, he never arrived at work. Sithole’s vehicle, a grey Renault Sandero, was later found abandoned in Utrecht.
Sithole is a slender built male, has short black hair, is 166cm tall and has a distinctive dimple in the middle of his chin. To date, there have been no leads on his whereabouts.
A person was found drowned in Osizweni, it was initially suspected it might be Sithole. However, after DNA testing, it was discovered the drowning victim was not the missing Sithole.
Sithole’s cellphone has also since been turned off.
If anyone has seen Sithole or knows of his whereabouts, they can contact Lieutenant Colonel Claassen from Newcastle SAPS on 079 500 453, Warrant Officer Sikhosana on 079 500 0403 or Michael Venter from SA Community Crime Watch on 067 371 3564.