Police are investigating cases of murder after six bodies were found in an open veld next t a railway line in Benomi.
A passer-by called the police after he came across the bodies at about 9:00 on Sunday, 5 March 2017.
Police found that all bodies have gunshot wounds on the upper body.
It is suspected that the deceased were killed elsewhere and taken to where they were found as they were put in a pattern. It is also suspected that the deceased are illegal miners. The motive for the killings is still unknown and the bodies are not yet identified.
Police have open six cases of murder. Investigation is continuing.