ARTICLES RELATING TO FARM ATTACKS

Intruder killed during North West farm attack

2017-03-23 19:24

An alleged intruder was killed during an apparent farm attack in Roodekraal, Potchefstroom, North West police said.

Robbers tortured woman with drill in farm attack

2017-03-11 18:41

Robbers tortured a 64-year-old woman with a drill when they attacked her at her home on a farm in the Vaal area on Friday night, police have said.

Free State farmer stabbed in chest while sleeping

2017-03-07 14:31

A Warden farmer has woken up to find attackers in his farmhouse, stabbing him in the chest.

Nottingham Road murder suspect in court

2017-03-06 10:14

A Mooi River man has appeared in court, charged with the murders of Christine and Roger Solik in Nottingham Road - a crime that has left their neighbours living in fear.

Suspect nabbed for the Soliks’ murder

2017-03-02 11:09

An arrest has been made in connection with the kidnapping and brutal murders of well-loved Nottingham Road couple Christine and Roger Solik.

3 arrested for brutal Dullstroom farm attack

2017-02-25 14:12

Three people have been arrested in connection with the brutal attack on an elderly couple on their farm in Dullstroom, Mpumalanga, according to police.

Six in court, two held for farm attacks

2017-02-22 10:40

Six suspects charged with cases linked to farm attacks appeared in the Himeville Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

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.

 

2 farm attacks in Free State over weekend

2017-03-13 10:57

A Clocolan farmer has been shot and wounded in an attack on his farm near the Lesotho border, while two farm workers have been assaulted on a farm near Kroonstad.

Farm attacks, murders to be debated in Parliament

2017-03-08 19:41

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has agreed to allow a debate on farm attacks and murders, the FF Plus says.

Guard stabbed 10 times as gang attacks farm

2017-03-06 12:46

A security guard has been stabbed about 10 times as a gang of around 15 people, all dressed the same and with their faces covered in mud, attacked a farm in the Western Cape.

Life for farmer’s killers

2017-03-06 10:14

“I heard Anton’s voice filled with terror, saying ‘Glenda, phone the police, I’ve been stabbed’. That was the last time I heard his voice,” a widow has described in a victim impact assessment.

Dad fights off attackers with baseball bat

2017-02-27 10:15

A Pretoria father has fought off two men with a baseball bat during an attack on a smallholding.

Dullstroom community prays at farm where woman was tortured to death

2017-02-23 17:24

The Dullstroom community plans on holding daily prayer sessions at the entrance to the farm where Sue Howarth and her husband were tortured.

'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.

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