2 in court for murder of Brits pensioner
Brits - Two Zimbabwean men appeared in the Brits Magistrate's Court on Monday charged with murdering a pensioner and assaulting his wife, police said
Frank van der Linden, 67, was killed and his wife Elizabeth was assaulted last Sunday.
The couple had been staying temporarily on a plot outside Brits.
Brigadier Thulani Ngubane said the 19-year-old suspect was arrested in Mmakau village on Thursday and his accomplice was arrested in the same village on Sunday.
"Police received a tip-off from the community informing them that the 19-year-old suspect was seen in the village," Ngubane said.
The men would appear again on February 9 when they were expected to apply for bail. Both face charges of murder.