By Ntsako Maluleke
The residents of Muswani village, on the outskirts of Malamulele were left shocked and enraged after a woman was found dead and buried in a shallow grave at Xihosani village.
Her decomposed body was found on Wednesday (Yesterday) afternoon. It is alleged that she was buried in a shallow grave by her husband.
According to our source, the neighbours of the suspect at Muswani village claimed to have heard the voice of Sarah Hlungwani (53) screaming on Friday night.
“They did not think much of the screams until they noticed that the victim was missing, and that’s when they suspected that something had happened to her”, said our source.
Giyani View understands that the victim’s family demanded to be furnished with the details and whereabouts of their daughter, and they opened a case of a missing person at Malamulele police station.
A police officer attached to Malamulele SAPS confirmed to Giyani View that the suspect was taken in for questioning after they searched for the victim without a success.
“The suspect was interrogated and on Wednesday, confessed before taking the police to a shallow grave, where he had buried his wife’s body. The suspect was taken to custody”, he said.
Malamulele SAPS spokesperson wasn’t immediately available for a comment.