THE two children from Witbank who were kidnapped at gunpoint were allegedly found dead and their bodies were mutilated.

The one-year-old was found in a stream near the N4 highway outside of Emalahleni, while the body of a 12-year-old was allegedly found buried in a shallow grave Cullinan.

Cops arrested a 32-year-old sangoma who is allegedly from Swaziland and has been charged with two counts of murder, kidnapping and violation of a corpse.

The suspects broke into the house 20 January and kidnapped the two children.

The suspect will appear in the Witbank Magistrate Court on Thursday.

Source: Dailysun