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Mpumalanga SAPS saddened by brutal murder of an old couple who were then left abandoned in their at a veld next to Bethal Dam on Thursday.
Police say they received a call from one of the community members about the said car. Upon arrival, they found dead bodies of a 70 years retired pastor and his 67 years old wife.
Emergency medical services were called to the scene for inspection and found multiple bruises on both bodies.
It is said hat the couple had left their home earlier in the day to drop off their helper at Emzinoni. Not knowing that will be their last day.
Police have launched a manhunt.
Mpumalanga Provincial Commissioner Lt Gen Mondli Zuma has strongly condemned the callous and heartless act.
“It is disheartening dealing with such cases where certain individuals brutally attack and kill vulnerable and defenceless citizens. We have assigned a team of investigators to solve this matter and I am certain that those responsible will soon be arrested so that they can face the full might of the law.”