Attack: Assault on farm couple

2008-04-23 00:00

A FARMING couple were attacked on their Lowlands Farm in Estcourt yesterday morning by eight suspects who assaulted them before making away with a number of firearms.

Details were not readily available late yesterday, but The Witness learnt that among Dave and Brenda McFee’s attackers, some were dressed in police uniform.

The couple initially thought they were police looking for suspects.

The KZN Agricultural Union’s (Kwanalu) security desk confirmed the incident. Kwanalu’s Koos Marais said the union condemns yet another attack on farmers.

“We’re confident that police will do whatever they can to apprehend the attackers … We’re also concerned that this group is said to be responsible for other attacks in the midlands area.”

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