Gopolang Moloko
2 minute read
5 Aug 2020
2:32 pm

‘Sangoma’ points to shocking discovery of bodies in Olievenhoutbosch

Gopolang Moloko

The location has been confirmed a crime scene by police, who planned on digging any time from Wednesday.

Community members camped outside the house were three bodies were allegedly buried. Photo: Jacques Nelles

A woman and community leader Kgomotso Khalushi, who pretended to be a sangoma to get to her version of the truth alleges she was told of buried bodies in the yard of a house in Olievenhoutbosh, Centurion by one of the culprits.

Kgomotso, alleges there were three bodies buried inside the yard of a house and community members were convinced that the bodies were buried alive.


Kgomotso, detailing how she pretended to be a sangoma to get one of the suspects to confide in her told eNCA, the bodies were confirmed buried by the family members.

“I met the person who did those things. She confirmed that she hit her mother’s boyfriend and allegedly killed him.

“She hit her brother with a bottle and buried him naked in the yard.”

The accused woman then told Kgomotso everything, alleging that three people were buried.

Locals have been left terrified at the incident.

The Citizen photographer Jacques Nelles said the scene was still tense, with some community members wielding shovels.

Residents in Olievenhoutbosch hold a pick axe and shovel near the cordoned off crime scene after allegations of there being dead bodies buried in the yard, 5 August 2020. Picture: Jacques Nelles

The location has been confirmed a crime scene by police who planned on digging any moment from Wednesday.

Police said a murder docket was opened and four suspects were detained for the inquiry pending forensic confirmation of the murder of three victims.

Police on Tuesday evening received information from one of the three detainees that he and three other suspects, including his mother, had killed and buried the bodies of three victims in the yard.

The possible grave site has been cordoned off and declared a crime scene to avoid any tampering of evidence until the crime scene experts from the forensic science laboratory, process the scene.

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