Two women in their early thirties have been arrested in connection with the kidnap and murder of a 24-year-old woman from Nyongane outside Hazyview.
Ms Lindiwe Mdluli (31) and Julendah Nkomo (36) from Burgersfort.
“The suspects face charges of murder and kidnapping. They are expected to appear before the White River police today,” says Sgt Gerald Sedibe spokesperson of the Mpumalanga police.
Their arrests follows the kidnapping and murder of Ms Bongekile Mokoena who was allegedly last seen with her boyfriend on August 4.
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Her boyfriend was shocked when he couldn’t find her next to him when he woke up on Saturday.
The victim’s family and friends circulated her picture on Facebook asking for assistance who could locate her.
Mokoena’s body was found in Inyaka Dam by a taxi driver who went to wash his vehicle on August 7.
Police arrested the boyfriend’s former partner and her friend in connection with the murder.
Police investigations are under way.