ARTICLES RELATING TO FARM ATTACKS

Limpopo teen refuses bail

2014-04-15 18:52

A teenager has chosen not to apply for bail after he appeared in the Mokopane Magistrate's Court in connection with the murder of a Limpopo farm couple.

Eastern Cape farmer, daughter shot

2014-04-03 22:34

A farmer and his daughter were shot and wounded in Maclear, Eastern Cape.

Teen held for farm murders 'had drug problem'

2014-04-01 11:50

The 16-year-old boy who has been arrested in connection with the double murder of a farming couple in Limpopo had apparently visited them to "get his head clean".

Relative sought after Limpopo farm murder

2014-03-31 12:17

Police are reportedly searching for a teenager who is related to a couple who were found murdered on their Limpopo farm.

KZN farm killer gets life

2014-03-29 07:22

A KwaZulu-Natal man has been jailed for life for killing a prominent Amanzimtoti sugar farmer.

KZN farm attack judgment due

2014-03-26 22:10

By arming himself with a knife to steal a vehicle, an intruder is just as guilty of murder as his associate who shot a farmer dead, the KwaZulu-Natal High Court has heard.

North West farmer killed

2014-03-23 16:25
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A 59-year-old farmer has been shot dead and his wife assaulted with a panga, North West police say.

KZN four appear over farm murder

2014-03-06 07:18

Four men have appeared in the Richmond Magistrate's Court over the murder of a farmer, his wife and son, the National Prosecuting Authority says.

FF+ shocked at farm attack

2014-03-03 22:15

The cruelty involved in the killing of a family on a KwaZulu-Natal farm at the weekend has suggested that such attacks are racially and politically driven, the FF+ says.

Robber tricked into pressing panic button

2014-02-28 11:39

A Durban trauma surgeon says his profession helped him remain calm during a farm robbery, tricking his attackers into thinking his panic button would deactivate his alarm.

Cops hunt Bainsvlei farm robbers

2014-02-20 11:33

Police are searching for four men who robbed a Bainsvlei farmer and his family at their farmhouse, Free State police have said.

Man arrested for Limpopo farm attacks

2014-01-21 12:17

A man who was allegedly part of a gang that attacked three farms in Limpopo has been arrested, according to police.

6 appear for Free State farm attack

2014-01-16 20:30

The case against six people arrested in connection with a farm attack and robbery near Bothaville has been postponed by the Bothaville Magistrate's Court in the Free State.

Mozambican linked to farm murder

2014-01-15 21:33

DNA samples have linked a Mozambican man to a farm murder in Malelane, Mpumalanga, six years ago, the Nelspruit Regional Court has heard.

KZN farmer, wife, tortured

2013-12-16 09:26
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Police are hunting for five people suspected of taking part in a horrific attack on a KwaZulu-Natal farm that left the farmer dead and two others injured.

Farm-sitter killed in KZN farm attack

2013-11-25 08:50

A retired farmer has been murdered while looking after a farm in the Underberg-Himeville area of KwaZulu-Natal - the second farm murder in the area in weeks.

Men who tortured widow arrested

2013-11-14 08:01

Two men have been arrested for an attack in which a widow was burnt with a hot iron and cut with knives before being tied up and robbed.

4th suspect held for KZN farm murder

2013-11-07 09:08

A fourth man has been arrested in connection with the murder of an Underberg farmer in October, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

Farm murder accused heckled in court

2013-10-31 10:42

Two men accused of killing a KwaZulu-Natal farmer have appeared in court, where angry farmers passed insults at them.

Stop the slaughter - farm attack protesters

2013-10-23 10:32
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Members of a KwaZulu-Natal farming community have protested outside the court where three appeared for a recent farm murder, as it emerged yet another KZN farmer has been killed.

The huh? for Red October

2013-10-10 14:05
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A series of protests around the country and in cities in other parts of the world against an apparent white genocide in South Africa has been met with a mixture of support, disgust and confusion.

Gunshot scares off farm attackers

2013-09-21 12:37

A KwaZulu-Natal farmer says he and his wife are lucky to be alive after they were attacked by at least five heavily armed men, who then fled when they heard a gunshot.

Man jailed for 43 years for farm murder

2013-09-13 21:55

A farm worker convicted of killing a Mpumalanga farmer in 2010 have been sentenced to 43 years in prison by the Nelspruit Circuit of the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Widow gives Bible to husband's killer

2013-09-11 15:58

A Mpumalanga widow has presented her husband's convicted killer with a Bible and advised him to seek Jesus Christ.

Shot farmer dies in his wife's arms

2013-09-02 09:24
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An Mpumalanga farmer has been shot dead in his farmhouse, as police investigate claims that a dispute with the new owners of a farm he lost though a land claim could have led to the attack.

 

Man recovering from hip op, dies in axe attack

2014-04-13 16:29
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An 87-year-old man who was recovering from a hip operation, has died after being attacked with an axe on his smallholding near Pretoria, a report says.

Elderly farmer murdered in Mpumalanga

2014-04-01 14:36
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The body of a 77-year-old farmer has been found on his farm in Ermelo, Mpumalanga police say.

Teen appears for Limpopo farm killings

2014-03-31 17:52

A 16-year-old youth has appeared in the Mossel Bay Magistrate's Court in the Western Cape in connection with the murder of a Limpopo farming couple.

Farm couple killed in Limpopo

2014-03-30 15:34

A husband and wife have been killed and a farmer tortured in two separate farm attacks in Limpopo, police say.

2nd suspect guilty of killing KZN farmer

2014-03-28 07:19

A second man has been convicted of killing a KwaZulu-Natal sugarcane farmer, after his co-accused was found guilty earlier this month.

KZN youths admit to gruesome farm attack

2014-03-25 22:11
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Three youths have admitted in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg to killing a family of three on a farm in Richmond, KwaZulu-Natal.

4 appear for KZN farm killing

2014-03-12 20:39

Four men have appeared in the Richmond Magistrate's Court in connection with the murder of a farmer, his wife and son.

Three arrested for Richmond farm attack

2014-03-04 14:08

Three people have been arrested in connection with the killing of a 76-year-old farmer, his 66-year-old wife, and their 33-year-old son, KwaZulu-Natal police says.

3 burn to death in farm attack

2014-03-03 13:07

A 76-year-old farmer, his 65-year-old wife and their 33-year-old son have burnt to death in an attack on their farm, police say.

Plucky woman, 63, fights off robbers

2014-02-21 11:49

A farm attacker who was shot in a struggle with a plucky woman who fought against him, has been traced by detectives to a hospital.

Trio in Eastern Cape court for farm murder

2014-01-21 16:12

Two men and a woman accused of killing a farmer appeared in the Barkly East Magistrate's Court, Eastern Cape police have said.

Suspects to appear for Eastern Cape farm attack

2014-01-20 14:23

Two suspects are expected to appear in the Barkly East Magistrate's Court, following the murder of an Eastern Cape farmer.

Farm attack accused to apply for bail

2014-01-16 07:15

Six people arrested in connection with a farm attack and robbery are expected to apply for bail in the Bothaville Magistrate's Court.

Farmer shot dead in Eastern Cape

2014-01-15 14:42
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A man has been shot dead in a farm attack in Barkly East in the Eastern Cape, police say.

KZN farm murder: Praise for swift arrest

2013-11-26 10:43

KwaZulu-Natal police officers have been praised for the swift arrest of a 21-year-old man suspected of murdering a Himeville farm-sitter over the weekend.

Domestic implicated in farm robbery

2013-11-19 17:56

Four men and a domestic worker have been arrested after the robbery and assault of a farmer in Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal.

Robbers burn man's buttocks

2013-11-12 20:47

Attackers have burnt a man's buttocks with boiling water during a robbery on his farm near Wolmaransstad, North West police say.

Woman attacked on Eastern Cape farm

2013-11-06 11:51

A 28-year-old woman has been attacked and robbed of six weapons, cash and a bakkie on a farm near Uitenhage, Eastern Cape say.

Farmer killed with own gun

2013-10-30 20:23

Two KwaZulu-Natal men have appeared in the Richmond Magistrate's Court in connection with the murder of a farmer.

Elderly farm couple killed in Eastern Cape

2013-10-16 13:51
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An elderly couple has been killed and a relative injured on Broadlands farm, near Elliot, police say, adding that no arrests have been made.

Mpumalanga farm robber gets 45 years in jail

2013-10-08 07:20

A man who attacked and robbed farm dwellers in Mpumalanga has been sentenced to 45 years in prison.

5 held for robbing elderly couple on farm

2013-09-20 19:22

Five people have been arrested in connection with a farm robbery in Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal. They allegedly robbed an elderly couple of money and weapons.

AfriForum to take farm murders to UN

2013-09-11 23:14
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AfriForum and the families of farm murder victims is set to take a petition the UN to get the minister of police to act.

Man guilty of Mpumalanga farm murder

2013-09-11 08:41

The Nelspruit Circuit Court has found Aaron Majawodwa Nkosi, 30, guilty of killing Mpumalanga farmer Johannes Hendrik Tolstoi Schoeman.

Woman burnt, assaulted in farm attack

2013-08-30 10:25

A 63-year-old woman has been hospitalised after suffering burns and blunt trauma injuries in a farm attack in KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics say.

 
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