Three men were found brutally killed after they were set alight and their bodies dumped in a forest in Inanda.
According to provincial police spokesperson Colonel Robert Netshiunda, Inanda police are investigating the incident in which three unknown men were allegedly set alight on Sunday.
“The burnt bodies were found in the forest in the Emaphephetheni area.”
Netshiunda said the motive and the suspects are unknown at this stage.
In a separate incident, one person was killed and four others were injured in a shooting incident at the Gandhi Settlement in Inanda on Monday.
“A 38-year-old man succumbed to his injuries, and the other four were taken to hospital for medical attention. The motive for the attack is yet to be established,” said Lieutenant Colonel Nqobile Gwala.
Charges of murder and attempted murder are investigated by Inanda SAPS.