The Limpopo Department of Social Development says it has dispatched a team of social workers to Phooko village outside Dennilton in Sekhukhune for them to start providing psychosocial support to the families of Themba Ngomane (8), Nonjabulo Ngomane (9) and Katlego Sibande(15) whose bodies were found floating in the river on Tuesday, 07 September 2021.
The girls aged between eight and nine were reported missing last week.
MEC Nkakareng Rakgoale says the department is concerned about the increasing number of cases of missing persons in the province. And it is their responsibility as government and communities to ensure that kids are safe and protected at all times.
Department spokesperson Witness Tiva says it is concerning to learn about this cruel incident which has seen them losing three children at a go, after they were reported missing in the area.
In separate incident the search for two Raphasha children, Tshegofatso (6) and Kamogelo (7) is still continuing in the Senwabarwana area. The siblings were reported missing on the 24th of August 2021.