Cemetery worker caught with human skulls in SA
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abel Mlaudzi, said the suspect was arrested by a police patrol team led by the Neighborhood Watch Committte, Moses Nesu, that was on routine patrol of the area.
The Assistant Superintendent of Police, said the suspect, who is said to be working in a cemetery situated in Umlazi, “is currently undergoing interrogation with the view to unraveling the motive behind his action.”
He said the state Commissioner of Police has directed that the suspect be transferred to the command headquarters, for further investigation.
The skulls would be taken in for DNA testing and the police called on relatives any deceased who were buried at Umlazi Cemetery need to go and check if their loved one’s grave had been tempered with. Members of the public had to chased awa as they demanded the police to release the man into their custody.