8 year old boy kidnapped for ransom found dead in Siqalo

Western Cape police arrested two men after they were connected to the murder of a four-year-old girl in Paarl. This is after Tamia Botha's family reported her missing at the Paarl East Police Station on Sunday.

The little girl's body was found among bushes on a school field the following day. Tamia is one of four children found murdered in the Western Cape between last Thursday and this past Monday. The suspects have not yet appeared in court.

Meanwhile Captain FC van Wyk, confirmed a body that was found in a bush in Siqalo in  Phillipi has been identified as that of eight-year-old Lukhololwam Mkontwana, who went missing last week. The death of the boy came after his mother received a call from people demanding a ransom for the safe return of her son, but she could not afford to pay it.

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by Everngelista Muza