8 arrested for murder of farmworker in Mpumalanga

2016-08-31 19:18
(File, News24)

(File, News24)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Wakkerstroom - Eight men were arrested after the body of a farmworker was found in Wakkerstroom, Mpumalanga on Wednesday, police said.

They were arrested in Daggakraal and Mooibank farm near Wakkerstroom on Wednesday.

Sergeant Gerald Sedibe said the men allegedly terrorised, robbed and stole live stock from the community of Daggakraal and Amersfoort.

Sedibe said the farmworker, believed to be in his 30s, was allegedly attacked and murdered by the group when he tried to stop them from stealing horses on the farm.

His body was found at 05:00 on Sunday morning.

They will appear in the Wakkerstroom Magistrate's Court soon.

Read more on:    crime

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Mkhwebane makes her mark

2016-10-23 00:00

Inside News24

Financial advisors – Do you need one and should you get one?

The good, the bad, and everything else you need to know when considering hiring a financial advisor.


Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.