Two Durban men has been caught selling human parts.

Two men were caught allegedly trying to sell a human head at Warwick junction in Durban, KwaZulu Natal Police said on Sunday.

The human head had been burnt beyond recognition, captain Gwala said.

The pair wanted to sell the human head to informal traders. the junction is a popular area for Sangoma selling traditional medicine.

A middle aged men were apprehended after a tip off by the residents of the area.

The body parts are believed to have healing powers, hence traditional healers buy them at a premium.

”A case of possession of human tissues is being investigated by the SAPS. They will appear in the Durban Magistrate Court Soon” Gwala added.

They almost received mob justice but the police got there on time and saved the situation.