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Searches for the owner of skeleton bones discovered in a grave in the North West are still ongoing. We saw the skeletons bones as we were in the jungle collecting hoods to create some fire, said the North West community. This isn't the first time we've seen something like this. They Verified.

Human bones were discovered outside of a dug-out grave in Moshawane hamlet, Ratlou Local Municipality, in the North West province. Two graves were discovered tampered with on Thursday morning, according to community leader Goodwin Maphutshe.

One burial was dug up, with some of the bones left outside. We can't see clearly what happened in the other burial since it was re-filled," Maphutshe explained.

One of the tombs, he claimed, was of a toddler who had been buried approximately two months earlier, while the other was an old grave.

We have no idea what these folks who break into cemeteries do with the bones." If it's for ritual, they'll attack us the living when they've finished with the dead."

After the body of a missing landlord was discovered in the backyard of his Joburg home, the gardener and maid were arrested. A woman was beaten to death with a hammer and buried in a shallow grave. Woman arrested for reportedly killing and burying an elderly relative near her Verulam house in a shallow grave.

Captain Sam Tselanyane, a spokeswoman for the North West police, said that officers in Tshidilamolomo were looking into a case of grave breach. Police were called to the cemetery at 03:00 on Thursday, April 28, 2022, after members of the community became aware of the occurrence.

When police arrived on the scene, they discovered two graves, one of which had the earth scooped out of it. In addition, what seemed to be human bones were discovered beside the burial. The other burial appeared to be sunk and leveled with the ground.

A grave violation case was filed as a result of this. At this time, no arrests have been made, and the investigation into the subject is ongoing, he stated. In July 2020, a 28-year-old guy was detained in Vryburg for allegedly possessing drugs and disturbing a grave.

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