Police have launched an investigation after two bodies were discovered dumped at a sewage plant in Mpumalanga.
Security guards discovered the bodies of the two men during a routine patrol in Tonga on Wednesday morning, according to police spokesperson Brigadier Selvy Mohlala.
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The bodies were discovered after a guard noticed a leg sticking out of a grassy area. They discovered the two victims after a closer inspection and called 911.
“Police were alerted by security guards to bodies that had been dumped in the grass near the Nkomazi River at the sewage plant.” Police and medical personnel from Tonga arrived at the scene, and the two were tragically declared dead… “Two murder counts have been filed,” said Mohlala.
Lieutenant General Semakaleng Daphney Manamela, the Mpumalanga police commissioner, strongly condemned “the horrific incident” and “called on community members to work closely with the police to address crime.”