A store manager has been shot and killed by a gang of four suspected robbers at Shihoko village in Letsitele near Tzaneen.
The 26-year-old store manager identified as Shaile Chipape from Seshego, was on Wednesday shot dead during a robbery in which two 5kg packs of chicken, three cellphones and R650,000 were stolen.
Police spokesperson Colonel Malesela Ledwaba stated that the four suspects entered the retail store where they demanded money from the manager.
“In the process, the manager was shot and he died at the scene, while five other employees were assaulted and sustained minor injuries.
No arrests have been made but the police have launched a manhunt for the suspects.