In an intelligence-driven operation, the Mpumalanga police discovered human body parts in a car, the vehicle was stopped on its way to Elukwatini.
The occupants of the vehicle, aged 45 and 49 were arrested on Sunday and are expected to appear in the Eerstehoek Magistrates Court on Monday.
Police spokesperson, Brigadier Leonard Hlathi said, “The arrests spirals from an intelligence-driven operation which prompted police to follow up on information regarding a red sedan which was on its way to Elukwatini with two occupants conveying human body parts.”
“The suspects’ vehicle was intercepted at the Lochiel-Nhlazatshe intersection. Police thoroughly searched the vehicle and discovered a leg, placenta and a knee.”
Hlathi says the police are busy investigating where the body parts originated from.