Police are investigating the murders of a family of five at Toekoms farm end to Harrismith in the Free Affirm.
ALL BODIES HAD VARIOUS STAB WOUNDS
The our bodies of five family, including a six-year-frail girl, were found on Saturday.
Brigadier Motantsi Makhele acknowledged a traditional healer who had an appointment with the family made the gruesome discovery.
“On arrival, it sounds as if, the traditional healer noticed that the door was now not locked. He knocked on the door, but there was no resolution.”
Makhele acknowledged the traditional healer waited outside for a while, and when he noticed that no one was coming he pushed the door and noticed a hand protruding from the sitting-room door.
He went to alert the neighbour, and the police were urged.
“The our bodies of Mgwenika John Twala- father ( 46), Sonto Selina Maloka-mother (41), Zama Maloka- son (20), Mfanafuthi Justine Maloka- son (17), and Nompumelelo Emily Maloka (6), were found with assorted stab wounds to the our bodies suspected to were inflicted with a inviting object. Thethorough girl is suspected of having been strangled as smartly.”
He added that a post mortem is gathered to be conducted with the intention to resolve the particular cause of loss of life.
“The motive for the killing is unknown at this stage and no one has been arrested. The matter has been assigned to the Provincial Organised Crime group for by means of investigation.”
Anyone with information will have to please contact Detective Captain Boy Makubo at 0823323418 or name Crime Pause at 08600 10111. Information may per chance perhaps per chance well even be shared anonymously by potential of MySAPS App.
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Police are also investigating the smash of a 45-year-frail man who was stabbed to loss of life by his younger colleague on a farm in Hankey, Jap Cape on Sunday.
Police spokesperson Sergeant Majola Nkohli acknowledged police have arrested the younger colleague former 19.
“Hankey police arrested a 19-year-frail farm employee in connection with the smash of his 45-year-frail colleague, which took speak at a farm in Hankey on Sunday morning.”
Family of five found butchered on farm outside Harrismith