The police has arrested two men, aged 26 and 34, in Zakariyya Park, South of Johannesburg on Friday after the bodies of a 39-year-old woman and her helper were discovered.
The suspects were suspected to be connected to their death after a vehicle belonging to the deceased was seen with one of the suspect.
Sgt Khalipha Mvula disclosed that the bodies were found on Thursday in a house in Clove Drive, Zakariyya park lying on the floor with an electrical cable around her neck and the body of the helper burnt beyond recognition.
He said; “The lifeless body of the 39-year-old owner of the house was discovered lying on the floor with an electrical cable around her neck, while the body of the female helper, whose age has not been determined at this stage, was found burnt beyond recognition inside a completely burnt out outbuilding.”
“Electrical appliances as well as a silver grey Chevrolet Cruze sedan belonging to the family were missing.”
One of the suspect was caught and arrested in the Johannesburg CBD after a vehicle which belongs to the family was taken from the house.
“The arrested suspect led the police to his accomplice, who was also arrested. He was in a taxi heading to Limpopo,” Mvula said
The bodies was noticed by a neighbour who was curious after hearing an explosion from the owner’s house.
The suspects are currently in police custody and have been charged with possession of suspected motor vehicle belonging to the victims. They might face more charges after much investigation is carried out.