Two suspects held over Dobsonville deaths

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IOL pic feb21 dobsonville schoolgirls found dead Independent Newspapers Police remove the schoolgirls' bodies from the crime scene. The girls had cuts on their hands and necks. Picture: Antoine de Ras

Johannesburg - Two teenage boys, who were arrested in connection with the murder of two Soweto schoolgirls, are expected to appear in the Protea Magistrate's Court on Friday.

The boys, both aged 16, were arrested on Thursday at a school, police spokesman Brigadier Neville Malila said in a statement.

Thandeka Moganetsi and Chwayita Rathazayo, aged 15 and 16, were found dead in Dobsonville on Wednesday morning.

Malila said they were dressed in George Khosa Secondary School uniforms and had cuts on their hands and necks.

Three black candles and two new razor blades were found at the scene.

The boys attended the same school. - Sapa

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