Man in court for allegedly selling body parts

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Johannesburg - A Mozambican man accused of the possession of human body parts has appeared in the Malamulele Magistrate's Court, Limpopo police said on Friday.

Samson Majoko, 35, appeared on Thursday, when the case was postponed to 2 July for further investigation, said police spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi.

Majoko was arrested on Tuesday by police who were following up information about a man wanting to sell body parts, Mulaudzi said.

"Police rushed to the scene and arrested the suspect, who was allegedly sitting in a vehicle and had a plastic bag containing private parts and two hands in his possession," he said.

On Wednesday, detectives found the body of the person from whom the parts were thought to have been taken.

"The body will be taken to forensics to determine whether the body parts found belong to the deceased," Mulaudzi said.

- SAPA
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