In a separate incident, another 43-year-old man, Sibusiso Mashabane, was also found dead next to the road also with gunshot wounds in the same area.
The police appeal to all health institutions to inform them if a man with injured private parts comes to them for medical attention.
The couple, both Mozambican nationals, together with their three year old daughter were sleeping in their rented room in Block C when the incident happened at about 02:00
They were found driving a white bakkie from the direction of Dullstroom towards Lydenburg. Police discovered and confiscated plastic bags containing narcotic drugs.
The operation, which was conducted by joint forces was carried out from November 30 to December 3, 2017 and netted a total of 217 people for various crimes.
The attack took place around 11:00 on Saturday when the husband and the wife were returning from town.
South Africans are urged to stop making excuses and change their attitudes towards road safety to reduce road accidents during this festive season.
The Nelspruit High Court sentenced Sandile Nkenjane Khoza (19) to 12 years direct imprisonment for the murder of an Ethiopian shopkeeper.
The principal accused of raping and impregnating a learner from Piet Retief in 2014 was released on R10 000 bail yesterday.
Information at the police’s disposal reveals that five men went into the compound, robbed six victims of cash, cellphones and groceries at gunpoint.
The accused defrauded SARS through E-Filling on behalf of government officials in return, receiving a payment.