AMANZIMTOTI SAPS confirms there is no waiting period to report a missing person, irrespective of the circumstances surrounding their disappearance.
Captain Charlene van der Spuy dispelled the myth that there is a 24 hour waiting period before one reports someone’s disappearance.
As soon as a loved one is discovered missing, a missing persons report should be completed at your nearest police station.
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A recent photograph of the missing person, together with full details of when last the person was seen and a full description of the clothing worn at the time, must be recorded.
Any information regarding friends, family and places the person frequents will assist in the investigation.
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