Attck on elderly Limpopo woman - 5 appear

2012-03-14 16:59

Johannesburg - Five men accused of robbing an elderly woman and trying to slit her throat in Naboomspruit appeared in the Mokopane Magistrate's Court on Wednesday, Limpopo police said.

The matter was referred to the Mokopane Regional Court and was postponed to March 22, Lieutenant Colonel Ronel Otto said.

The five men allegedly punched Anita van Niekerk, 62, and severely wounded her while trying to cut her throat earlier this year, said Otto.

They allegedly robbed her of money, a purse and cellphone.