Durban: Police are investigating the death of two children in KwaZulu-Natal.
According to KZN police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele it is alleged that on March 3, at around 7pm, two girls, aged 6 and 14, were kidnapped by a known suspect in Ulundi.
On Friday, March 4, the body of a 6-year-old girl was found.
Police said the victim had been beaten and strangled.
“On Sunday, the body of a 14-year-old girl was also found.”
Mbele said charges of murder and kidnapping were being investigated by the Ulundi SAPS.
No arrests have been made.
In a separate incident in KZN, four suspects were charged with the kidnapping of a 4-year-old girl in Dayal Road, in Clairwood, in December.
The girl was found 24 hours later.
According to a report by the Daily News, police said it is alleged that the suspects were going to leave for Nkandla, northern KwaZulu-Natal, to perform a ritual with the child.