Two men arrested, police confirm

Two men arrested, police confirm

men were arrested connection with the Mthwalume killings at KZN. The discovery of five female bodies the area recent months has also signaled the possibility of a serial killer.


When asked any arrests had been made connection with the Mthwalume killings KZN, Col. Thembeka Mbele, a member South African Police Service (SAPS), said men had been arrested but that no arrests had yet been made.

It comes after the the fifth body of a woman has been Mthwalume on Wednesday 12. More horrifyingly, the body of a woman also there a day earlier, on Tuesday, 11.

After the discoveries, police said the possibility of a serial killer the area could not be ruled out.

“We are working around the clock, but we cannot rule out that a serial killer is moving here. It’s just that we don’t have conclusive evidence. The investigation that is being carried out will reveal all of this, ”Mbele said.


According to South Coast Herald, three bodies of women were in sugarcane fields Mthwalume region of KZN between April and July this year.

bodies were in Mnamfu in April and a third female body in Nomakhanzana in July. Mnamfu and Nomakhanzana are both Mthwalume region.

Following these discoveries, the killings did not stop. On Tuesday 11, the decomposed body of a woman, believed around 35, found Nomakhanzana sugar cane field. A day later on Wednesday, the body of another woman found bushes of Mthwalume, bringing the total to five.

Mbele commented on the latest discovery, saying;

“The body decomposed but it can be confirmed that it a woman. The chest here is open and it covered with a scarf and strangled. A murder case has been opened for investigation. “

Provincial commissioner condemns murders

KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner Lt. Gen. Khombinkosi Jula has condemned the killing of women south coast region. Sending a statement after the latest discovery on Wednesday, Jula said:

“Today, the decomposed body of an unknown woman believed in her twenties was found bushes Mnafu region of Mthwalume. This brings the total number of bodies recovered to five. “

“We call on community members to stay calm and sure they don’t walk alone in isolated areas. All cases were referred to an investigator from the District Detectives Commander. At this point, we cannot confirm whether the same perpetrator is responsible for all of these incidents, ”added Jula.


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