Police in South Africa has declared a man wanted for the murder of his girlfriend and her 11-year-old daughter.
Police spokesperson, Colonel Dimakatso Sello, in a statement on Tuesday May 10, said the 31-year-old man identified Kenneth “Majozi” Debeila, is on the run after he allegedly murdered Itumeleng Beverly Makhura and Tshepang on March 8, 2022 at Nellmapius, Gauteng.
“According to information, the victims were choked to death and the child was raped. The circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated,” Sello said.
“Anyone with information that can assist with the investigation or apprehension of the suspect is requested to contact the Crime Stop Line at 08600 10111” he added.
It was gathered that the suspect went missing after Makhura, 31, and her daughter were found dead at his father’s house in Nellmapius.
The girlfriend was last seen with her boyfriend leaving Joe Banana tavern on March 18.
The family first started searching for Makhura and sent the daughter to go look for her. After that a search was launched for them both after the 11-year-old never came back.
The community of Nellmapius found the mother and daughter dead in the suspect’s room after a long search. The daughter was found on top of the bed while the mother was found underneath the bed.
Join me in praying for his safe return
Nollywood actor, Uche Odoputa, has raised an alarm over the kidnap of his father, Kenneth Odoputa, over two weeks ago.
In a post shared on Instagram, Uche appealed to his friends to pray for the safe rescue of his dad who he said has been in the kidnapper’s den for two weeks and counting.
In his post, the distraught actor wrote ;
“Friends please join me in praying for my father’s safe return from the hands of kidnappers that took him over two weeks now. Mr. Kenneth Odoputa”
2023: ‘I’m focused on AfDB’, Adesina rejects calls to run for president
Factual Pursuit of Truth for Progress
THE President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has rejected the calls from some Nigerians urging him to run for President in 2023.
Some groups had reportedly purchased and submitted the presidential nomination form of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on behalf of Adesina.
But in a statement issued on Tuesday, the AfDB boss said he is “focused on the mission of supporting the accelerated development and economic integration of Africa”.
”I have been extremely humbled by several calls from Nigerians at home and abroad that I should consider running for the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. I am very touched by all who have gone to great extent, with such huge sacrifices, of their own volition, to consider me worthy to be proposed for potential consideration,” he said.
”The coalition groups of youth, women, farmers, physically challenged and well-meaning Nigerians that have done this have expressed their genuine free will, political right, freedom of expression and association for my consideration, with the interest of Nigeria at heart. While I am deeply honored, humbled and grateful for all the incredible goodwill, kindness, and confidence, my current responsibilities at this time do not allow me to accept to be considered.
”I remain fully engaged and committed to the mission that Nigeria, Africa and all the non-African shareholders of the African Development Bank have given me for Africa’s development. I remain fully focused on the mission of supporting the accelerated development and economic integration of Africa. May God bless the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”
Many feared dead as explosion rocks Sabon Gari in Kano (video)
Several people are feared killed with others injured in a huge explosion in the Sabon Gari area of Kano State.
Details of the incident are still sketchy at the time of filing this report but it was gathered that the explosion occurred at about 9am, near a primary school along Court Road by Aba Road, with many children affected .
It was not clear whether it was a case of a bomb blast or as a result of a gas explosion.
Meanwhile the police anti bomb unit and several security units have moved to scene of the incident.