Const Baswabile Mildred Silowe || In South Africa, Mpumalanga police have launched a search after one of their own was reported missing by her family, SowetanLive reports.
According to the police, Const Baswabile Mildred Silowe, 26, was reported missing on Sunday by her family after she traveled from her home in Casteel, Bushbuckridge, to Lydenburg where she was workin. She got a lift and that was the last time she was seen alive.
“According to information received, Constable Silowe, who resides in Boiketlo village, Casteel in Bushbuckridge, left home yesterday afternoon to travel back to Lydenburg using public transport.
“Upon arriving at Bushbuckridge shopping complex where she was to catch a second taxi to Lydenburg, she was apparently offered a lift by an unknown man and immediately informed her sister. Moments later, her sister called to check up on her several times but failed to reach her.
“She also called Constable Silowe’s roommate who confirmed that she had not arrived. The sister then became worried after failed attempts to trace her and immediately reported the matter to the police,” said spokesperson of the Mpumalanga police Brig Leonard Hlathi.
Hlathi said Const Baswabile Mildred Silowe was wearing a pair of blue jeans, black and white T-shirt and pink sandals.
Police have appealed to public to feed them with any info that can lead to the discovery of the missing officer.