LIMPOPO cops have rescued a 104-year-old madala who went missing in Ga-Matlala outside Polokwane.
Nang Kleinboy Mashilo was allegedly last seen by his family on 11 May, in the morning when he went to collect herbs in the nearby bushes.
A 77-year-old man from the same village, who was with him, alleged that they went separate ways after collecting the herbs.
Police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said the search continued until the madala was found near Prospect village, a few kilometres from where he last seen.
“The medical emergency services team who were on stanby, confirmed eventhough he looked tired and disoriented, he was in a satisfactory condition without injuries,” Ngoepe said.
Saps Provincial Commissioner LT. General Nneke Ledwaba applauded the police officers and other role players who participated in the search.