Cape Town – Western Cape police are reportedly investigating following the discovery of ten bodies in various parts of Cape Town.
New24 reported that ten bodies had been found since the start of the new year, with the latest two bodies discovered in Tafelsig and Mnandi beach on Wednesday.
The report said the body count included the five people who were burned to death after they were allegedly accused of being involved in several house robberies in Delft.
According to police spokesperson, Sergeant Wesley Twigg the body of the 30-year-old man was discovered in an open field in Tafelsig at about 07:30 on Wednesday, the report said.
The victim was found with multiple stab wounds to the body and was declared dead on the scene by medical personnel, reported EWN.
The report said that police were investigating a murder case and suspects were yet to be arrested.
Police called on anyone with any information about the incident to contact the police, the report said.
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Meanwhile, IOL reported that the body of a man was discovered at Mnandi Beach on Monday during the search of a missing swimmer.
The report said the man believed to be 38-years-old went missing on the surf. However, despite an extensive search, the man could not be located.
During the search a man’s body was located and recovered close inshore in among rocks, the report said.
News24 reported that Mitchells Plain Community Policing Forum (CPF) was “very concerned” about bodies being found in different areas
CPF spokesperson Norman Jantjies has called on the police to arrest the perpetrators as communities live in fear, the report said.
“We wish to remind the City of Cape Town to prioritise the installation of surveillance cameras and number plate recognition technology,” Jantjies was quoted saying.
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Compiled by Olwethu Mpeshe