Durban - The KwaZulu-Natal Social Development MEC Nohlanhla Khoza planned to visit the mother of the four children who were hanged and killed by their father in Wyebank, west of Durban on Tuesday.
Khoza said she was outraged and saddened by the deaths of the children who were allegedly picked up from school by the father on Tuesday.
The man who had three biological children aged four, six and 10 with the women who also had a 16-year-old daughter from a previous relationship.
It is alleged that after picking the children up, the man hung the three smaller children in the family home and then took the teenager to some bush near New Germany where she was hung from a tree.
Durban police are on the hunt for a man.