Farm crime: two charged

2010-03-19 00:00

THE two men arrested in connection with the murder at the weekend of Lynnette Ralfe have been charged.

Ralfe (64), was shot dead on the family farm Doornkop near Estcourt on Sunday afternoon, after her husband Nigel (70) was shot twice and beaten up. He was taken to Medi-Clinic in a critical condition.

Superintendent Jay Naicker said Dumisani Hadebe (27) and Bhekinkosi Mchunu (29) were found in possession of a firearm, which was identified as stolen from the farm during the robbery.

Both men wish to apply for legal aid and the case was remanded until April 1.

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