Four Bangladesh nationals en route to Welkom declared missing



Four Bangladesh nationals have gone missing on their way to Welkom on Tuesday evening.

The Free State police opened a missing persons case after the four Bangladesh nationals who traveled with R70,000 went missing on their way to Welkom to buy goods.

According to Free State police spokesperson, Colonel Thandi Mbambo, the case was opened by Mahommed Abdul Haque at Winburg Police Station.

Haque explained to the police that one of the missing men is his brother while the three others are his friends.

He said his brother resided with him in 32 Victoria Street in Winburg.

“It was reported that Mukit Rasel Abdul, Khurseed Alam Noakhali, Sindur Hossain Noakhali and Moshim Mahommed, departed Winburg with a white Honda, model unknown with a Lesotho registration number RY708, to Welkom with an intention to buy stock.”

“They are alleged to have had R70 000 in cash with them. They never reached their destination and were reported missing along with the vehicle they were driving.”

Mbambo described the looks of the four missing foreign Nationals.

He said 37-year-old Abdul is of medium build, has medium length black hair and a fair complexion.

The day he disappeared, he had round glassed in, a white pair of trousers, white shoes, orange T-shirt and a cap.

33 year-old Khurseed is plump, has frizzy black hair and also wore glasses.

Khurseed was on a blue pair of jeans.

Sindur who is also plump, has black short hair and was wearing a brown jacket and a blue pair of jeans.

“Lastly, Mohammed, 35, was wearing a black pair of trousers and a brown jacket, and is average built standing at about 1.7 metres tall, and has short black hair with no mustache nor beard and brown skin complexion.”

“The investigating official is Warant Officer Sanette Smit of Winburg SAPS Detective Service who requests the community to assist in the search for these missing men.”

“Any person who has information may contact her on the following numbers 082 301 9668 or 051 881 8304 during office hours.”

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