An eight-year-old child has gone missing, and the community is now being called upon to assist the police in locating the little boy.
According to Captain Nqobile Gwala, Nhlonipho Melusi Nkosi went missing on 12 November 2020. “He was last seen playing in a rondavel at home. When family and community members were searching for him, his underwear was found near the Bivane River, not far from his home in Paulpietersburg, but he could not be located.”
The SAPS Search and Rescue Team, with the K9 Unit, were alerted and a search was conducted. But to date, there has been no success in locating the child. A missing person inquiry has been opened at Paulpietersburg police station.
Officers from Vryheid Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit are currently searching for him, but are appealing for help.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to contact Detective Constable Bandile Zwane on 071 701 2923/ 034 989 4200 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.
Be sure to assist and help reunite this missing child with his family.