Police members in Kabega Park are investigating the mysterious disappearance of a police Sergeant after his wife reported that she had not heard from her husband since the night of 30 April 2017.
At this stage information is unclear and all available information is currently been followed up. According to information on hand, Sgt Michael Van der Watt (35), a policeman at the Motherwell Cluster Tactical Response Team and a cyclist was last seen by a colleague who dropped him off at home on Sunday morning 30/04 after night shift.
Neighbours claim to have seen someone leaving the house on Monday morning (1 May) in cycling attire and his bicycle is missing. His cell phone and other personal items were left at home. Police K9 Unit and the Air Wing are conducting searches along the cycling route of Draaifontein, Seaview, Schoonmakerskop and Greenbushes.
Anyone with any information about the whereabouts of Van der Watt or can assist in tracing him is asked to contact SAPS Kabega Park on 041 397 6801/02.
4 May 2017 update: The body of Sgt Michael Vd Watt(35) was found today [4 May] @ Van Stadens River gorge, he sustained a gunshot, no foul play suspected.
— SA Police Service (@SAPoliceService) May 4, 2017