Limpopo farmworkers kill colleague with oranges

By Drum Digital
20 August 2014

Two men have been arrested after they allegedly assaulted a farmworker with oranges until he died on a farm outside Tzaneen, Limpopo.

Two men have been arrested after they allegedly assaulted a farmworker with oranges until he died on a farm outside Tzaneen, Limpopo police said on Wednesday. The men, aged 27 and 30, were taken into custody on Tuesday, said Lt-Col Moatshe Ngoepe.

"Babanto Chauke, 38, and two men had a quarrel, the two [allegedly] started throwing loose oranges at him until he died."

The men were Chauke's colleagues at Lakota Farm. They would appear in the Tzaneen Magistrate's Court on Wednesday, Ngoepe said.

-SAPA

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