Premier shocked by brutal mutilation

2014-01-28 07:24
Thandi Modise (Picture: Beeld)

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Mahikeng - North West Premier Thandi Modise on Monday expressed shock at the gruesome murder of a woman who was found with her breasts and private parts cut off.

"We wish to condemn in the strongest terms possible the horrendous act that resembles a muti killing," she said.

North West police said on Monday that a passerby found the body in bushes behind a tavern near the Swartruggens shopping complex on Sunday afternoon.

The woman, who was aged between 26 and 30, was found wearing only a T-shirt.

"Her face was smashed with a stone.... Her breasts were cut off and her private parts slightly cut with an unknown sharp instrument," Captain Pelonomi Makau said.

Her stomach had also been cut open.

A post mortem would determine whether she was raped before being murdered.

- SAPA
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