GWANDA - Matabeleland South Provincial police are appealing to members of the public who are missing their cattle to go to Guyu Police Station and identify cattle that were found in Sinayi area Tshanyawugwe last week.
According to the police they received a tip off from the members of the public that there were some unknown cattle in their village.
The appeal was made by Matabeleland South Police spokesperson Inspector Philisani Ndebele.
"Last week on Friday we received a tip off from the members of the public that there were 14 cattle in the area which they suspected were stolen, we then proceeded to Tshanyawugwe on Monday. We found the cattle and took them to Guyu Police Station where they are being kept now," said Inspector Ndebele.
The cattle in question are bearing two or three brands each.
The original brands have been tempered with therefore cannot be seen only the new ones can be seen and the ears have been cut several times.
"A suspect in the case saw us from about 200m and ran. He is still on the run," said Police officer who declined to be named.