ARTICLES RELATING TO FARM ATTACKS

'Mom is murdered, and our dad has hours to live'

2017-02-20 10:10

The family of a Nottingham Road couple who were abducted from their home during a robbery have made a desperate appeal to help find their father, who has Parkinson’s disease and needs daily medication.

70 farmers killed in 2016 – attacks more sophisticated

2016-12-09 19:08

With food prices becoming increasingly onerous for many South Africans, the latest report on farm murders by agricultural bodies makes for disturbing reading.

Limpopo farm attack shows it is not all about race: Sanco

2016-12-04 14:06

The arrest of a relative of the farmer killed at his smallholding near Thabazimbi on Friday illustrates that not all farm attacks involve race, Sanco says.

Mpumalanga family finds peace as brutal killers get 30 years'

2016-08-19 06:14

The family of late Mpumalanga farmer Adriaan van der Berg, who was brutally killed during a robbery in 2014, has welcomed the 30 years' imprisonment imposed on the two men responsible for the crime.

Stabbers of elderly KZN couple get double life

2016-07-28 10:26

Life sentences imposed on the killers of KZN couple David Strauss and his wife, Ann, have provided cold comfort for their grieving family.

Suspects in KZN farm murder held in custody after court appearance

2016-07-11 19:07

Two men arrested in connection with the murder of a KwaZulu-Natal farmer have been remanded in custody after a brief appearance in the Greytown Magistrate's Court.

Dundee farmers attacked

2016-06-22 10:00

Two brothers have been hospitalised ­after they were shot on their farm in ­Dundee on Monday night — the second attack in the province in two days.

Special task team to probe KZN farm attacks

2016-06-20 11:40

The South African Police Service’s Provincial Task Team has been assigned to investigate all farm-related incidents, especially murders.

SAPS, AfriForum work together to tackle farm attacks

2016-05-04 21:00

The SAPS and AfriForum have collaborated in an attempt to prioritise farm attacks and murders in South Africa.

Police probe double murder on KZN farm

2016-04-20 17:15

Police are investigating a double murder on a farm in northern KwaZulu-Natal in which a farmer and his father-in-law were killed in a hail of bullets.

 

4 family members murdered on Mpumalanga farm

2017-02-15 12:50

The farming community is in shock after four members of the same family were shot dead on a farm outside Balfour in Mpumalanga.

Robbers beat North West farmer to death with spanner

2016-12-06 10:54

North West police are investigating a case of murder and housebreaking after a 61-year-old man was beaten to death on a smallholding near Brits.

Joburg farmer stabbed repeatedly during robbery

2016-11-07 12:29

A farmer has been repeatedly stabbed during a robbery on his farm in the south of Johannesburg, paramedics say.

4 arrested for murder of family on Randfontein farm

2016-08-01 20:47

Four people have been arrested for the gruesome murders of a family in Randfontein, say police.

Hunt for 8 men after woman attacked on Vaalbank farm

2016-07-21 13:13

Police and farm watch personnel are combing the area of Vaalbank, near Bronkhorstspruit, for a gang of eight men who attacked a woman in her home.

Former SA rally champion murdered

2016-06-29 13:34

A former South African cyclist and rally driver has been murdered on his smallholding near Boschkop, police have confirmed.

Farmer, 80, brutally attacked on KZN farm

2016-06-21 19:48

An 80-year-old farmer has been seriously injured in a brutal attack in Isnembe, north of Durban, a security company says.

Cops probe SMS threat sent to Ermelo farmers

2016-05-18 11:17

Police in Mpumalanga are investigating a threatening SMS that was sent to five farmers in Ermelo, giving them an ultimatum to vacate their land or be forcefully removed.

Murdered Vryheid farmer was a respected man - friend

2016-04-21 13:27

Billy van Rooyen, one of the two murdered Vryheid farmers, was an enthusiastic man who had a lot of respect for everyone, a close friend says.

Parys farm murders case postponed

2016-04-15 15:48

The case against a police captain, Hendrick Prinsloo, and four Free State farmers who were implicated in the murder of two suspected farm attackers has been postponed in the Parys Magistrate's Court, the Hawks say.

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