The Police in Thohoyandou, Limpopo have launched a search operation for a 3 year old boy who went missing on Monday 2018-11-05 whilst playing with friends at Khubvi village outside Thohoyandou.
Members of the SAPS Search and Rescue SAR), joined by the Thohoyandou and Makhado K9 Units, family and community members have commenced with this search operation soon after the child was reported missing.
The 3 year old, Mukhwathi Ndiwakhonadzeo was allegedly playing with other children in an open field and after few minutes, he was no where to be found, according to the family.
A massive search was conducted in the bushes, abandoned houses, open pits and along Mudaswali river including house to house search, but was unsuccessful. The search operation resumed today under heavy rains and will proceed until the child is located.
The child is dark in complexion and was wearing only a navy blue trackpants when he disappeared.
The affected communities are urged to give this search operation a chance to further unfold and refrain from engaging in any form of violence.
Anyone with information that can assist to locate the missing toddler is urgently required to contact Sergeant Makhavhu on 0764404336 or 0159601076, crime stop number 0860010111, crime line sms 32211 or contact the nearest police station.