Community members came across the corpse around 06:00 this morning and immediately notified the police. It was found that the victim’s genitals, lips and nose had been removed and that he was dumped not far from his house.
According to Mpumalanga SAPS communication officer Sgt Gerald Sedibe, preliminary investigation has revealed that the man was killed inside his house and dragged to a nearby street.
No arrests have been made yet and a case of murder is being investigated.
Anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of the perpetrators are urged to contact Maj. Dudu Shabangu at 072-937-3542.