DURBAN: A MAN is expected to appear in court later this week for beheading another in KwaZulu-Natal Province. The arrested suspect, who resides in Malangeni, is due to appear in the Umzinto Magistrates Court. The Umzinto detectives and forensic experts, recovered the head on Tuesday night in a gumtree plantation in Ellingham.
Earlier, investigators were informed that the community of the Msholozi temporary housing settlement in Umzinto had surrounded a house that the wanted suspect had visited. A 31-year-old man was arrested and detained.
Investigations led detectives to the scene where the head was recovered. The head, which was in an advanced state of decomposition, had been placed in several plastic shopping bags and buried in the ground.
It has been removed to the Park Rynie State Mortuary where tissue samples would be obtained for forensic analysis to confirm that it is indeed that of the deceased, Nawaaz Khan. The motive of the murder could not be ascertained.
SOURCE: CAJ NEWS AGENCY