The body of a woman was found in a bag in Eldorado Park, Johannesburg.
Gauteng police spokesperson Kay Makhubele received information about a decomposed body in a pocket along the Golden Highway at about 13:00 on Sunday.
“Police officers found a large red bag on the scene with the body of an unknown black woman in it.”
Police Minister Bheki Cele, who was at a Soweto police operation over the weekend to see if people were complying with Covid-19 regulations, condemned the latest murders of women.
Murder of women has dominated the news lately especially the killing of Tshegofatso Pule, 28, of Meadowlands.
Cyril Ramaphosa called on South Africans to “end the culture of silence on gender violence” and report offenders to the police.
Gender-based violence has increased since level 3 of the national state of containment, the presidency said in a statement on Saturday.