The body parts found in the Roodeplaat Dam on December 28th were identified as the property of 43-year-old Zeyn Khan, the police said on Thursday.
Khan, a businessman from Lenasia, < / span> was reported missing a month earlier on November 28th after his vehicle was found abandoned in Eldorado Park.
TimesLIVE reported how a group of fishermen and campers from Pretoria made a gruesome discovery when they spotted a driver who they believe threw the frozen and mutilated torso of a man into the Roodeplaat dam.
The corpse wrapped in cling film was found Monday night shortly after the driver stopped on a bridge over the Edendale River.
Police spokesman Lt Col Robert Netshiunda said the victim identification center said the victim identification center (VIC) the police are able to been, Khan. Identified by DNA analysis.
He said police divers responded to reports from a group of people who were fishing, claiming they were doing so, and heard the sound of a vehicle and immediately afterwards heard something move sounded like an object being thrown into the water. “The divers found the mutilated body of a man whose identity has now been confirmed as Mr. Zeyn Khan.”
Netshiunda said that the kidnapping and murder of Khan are still under investigation.
” Members of the public are encouraged to continue to work closely with the SAPS and to report all suspicious and criminal persons and activities by telephone on the Crime Stop number 08600 10111 or alternatively via the MySAPS app, which can be downloaded on any smartphone give. “