BY KEDIBONE MOLAETSI
A BODY of a missing man was found in the veld next to the R31 in Kimberley on Wednesday. Northern Cape police spokesperson, Capt Sergio Kock said Ridhwaan Mackay, 19 went missing last week Thursday.
“Mackay went missing on Thursday and was last seen at his home in West-End by his mother. He left with his sister’s white VW Golf 7, however the car was found in Clifford Street, West End on Sunday not very far from where he lived. Mackay’s parents reported him missing to the police after finding the abandoned vehicle.
“Mackay’s partially burnt body was recovered. It appeared that his hands and feet were tied and autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death. Police arrested a 19-year-old male suspect and charged him with murder. The suspect will appear in the Kimberley Magistrates Court ón Thursday. The police investigation continues,” Kock said.