The two suspects arrested in connection with the gruesome murder of a Vlakfontein family near Lenasia in the south of Johannesburg, are making their first appearance at the local Magistrate’s Court on Monday.
Three women and four children, all members of the Khoza family, were laid to rest in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal over the weekend. The mass murder sent shock waves throughout the country. Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder.
The 27 year-old and the 61 year-old will face charges of murder while the 27 year-old will have an additional rape charge. Police say investigations led them to Mpumalanga near the Lebombo border post where the 27 year-old was arrested.
He was found in possession of bank cards belonging to two of the seven victims. The second suspect was arrested in Dobsonville, Soweto.
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