Two arrested for beheading boy in Kleinvlei

Two suspects have been arrested after a group of children made the grim discovery on Sunday.

FILE. Two suspects have been arrested after a group of children made the discovery on Sunday. Picture: sxc.hu.

CAPE TOWN - The Kleinvlei Community Policing Forum (CPF) says two people have been arrested following the discovery of a beheaded body in the area.

A group of children made the gruesome discovery while playing on a field on Sunday.

The body of was buried in a shallow grave and it's believed the incident is linked to gang violence.

The forum's Julian Unthank say the two suspects will appear in court soon.

"Two people were arrested and the investigation is ongoing because we believe there are other people behind the murder."