The charred body of a woman was found in the bushes of a village in Limpopo over the weekend, police said.
Police spokesman Brig Motlafela Mojapelo said the woman’s body was next to a gravel road from. found the river in the village of Enable in the Maake area on Sunday.
“The victim had pearls that are normally worn by traditional healers. It was apparently burned in the same place, ”he said.
Mojapelo said the motive for the murder is unknown.
Provincial Police Commissioner Lt-Gen Thembi Hadebe said that a manhunt has been launched on the suspects.
“While the police continue to fight sexual violence, such a horrific crime requires absolute determination and relentlessness in pursuing the suspects responsible. Our members will not rest until they are found, “said Hadebe.
Hadebe asked everyone with information to report.