The South African Political Service (SAPS) together with the Gauteng Provincial Commissioner confirmed the arrest of two suspects for murder of Thursday
At about 12:00, a couple at the ages of 29 and 30 respectively, were arrested by members of the SAPS in the Orange Farm area.
Their arrest was as a result of a five-year old child’s body found dead inside the couple’s tarven.
It is alleged that the five-year old deceased’s grandmother reported the missing boy to the Orange Farm SAPS on 14 April at about 15:00.
On April 15, the next day, at about 22:00, a body of a five-year old boy was discovered at a house in extension 4, Orange Farm, inside a tarven belonging to the couple.
Upon arrival, the police found the five-year old’s body lying in an upright position, naked and tight by a string around his neck, next to a fridge as well as a handkerchief tied around his ankle.
A case of murder has been opened by the police for further investigation while the suspects will appear in court soon.