'1 farm attack a day since Zuma address'

2011-02-19 18:37

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Johannesburg - There has been about one farm attack per day in SA since President Jacob Zuma's state of the nation address on February 10, the Christian Democratic Party (CDP) said.

"The latest farm murder – that of Alberto Cota near Stellenbosch- brings the tally to at least five farm murders since President Jacob Zuma claimed a reduction in certain categories of crime during his State of the Nation address," said CDP leader Reverend Theunis Botha.

"Some farm attacks have taken place in the Free State and Mpumalanga, in one case the victim is in a critical condition," he said referring to the attack on a Free State farmer by three men on Saturday morning in which the farmer was shot in the head and his bakkie stolen.

"Periodic condemnations by the ANC simply do not cut it especially when the ANC insists on its ‘right’ to sing songs like ‘kill the farmer'.

"Potential attackers must be made to understand quite clearly that farmers are not free game and that the government is serious in rooting out the problem," he said.

A farmer was attacked on Mara Farm, between Frankfort and Tweeling, on Saturday morning.

Police were unsure of the exact details of the incident but the farmer was shot in the head and the three attackers fled with his bakkie.

There have been no arrests and police are investigating a case of attempted murder and robbery.

- SAPA
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