ARTICLES RELATING TO FARM ATTACKS

Robbers cut off half of farmer's ear in North West

2019-12-04 16:49

The 66-year-old was attacked on his farm in Rieftfontein, Hartbeespoortdam.

I am in 'so much pain that I have no words' - North West farmer's widow after killers given lesser sentence

2019-11-19 15:42

The widow of Muraga Mavula could not contain her emotions as the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria deviated from the minimum prescribed sentence of life in prison, and instead, handed down a lesser sentence to his killers.

Stompiesfontein farm murder accused's bail application continues

2019-08-07 06:52

The two men accused of murdering Doctor Masilela on Stompiesfontein farm in Mpumalanga are expected to continue their bail application at the Delmas Regional Court.

Pastor and wife allegedly planned Bloemfontein farmer's murder in church

2019-08-06 06:42

There is allegedly a romantic link between the two suspects in the murder of Ntau Lucas Mokoena, a farmer from Bloemfontein.

N West farm rape, murder: Suspect to appear in court

2019-06-30 17:30

A 25-year-old suspect is expected to appear in court on Monday in connection with a farm attack in which a woman was raped and murdered in Coligny, North West.

Elderly couple fights off would be attackers on Citrusdal farm in Western Cape

2019-06-17 12:38

Western Cape are on the hunt for three men, believed to be involved in an attempted house robbery in Citrusdal

Renovator, 3 others arrested for Stellenbosch farm robbery

2019-06-12 13:15

A person hired by a Klapmuts family to do some home renovations is among four people arrested in connection with a robbery on their farm.

What was the motive behind Stellenbosch farmer's murder?

2019-06-09 21:02

Many questions remain about the motive behind Stellenbosch farmer Stefan Smit's murder, with detectives reportedly not convinced that it was linked to the earlier occupation of his land.

Stellenbosch in shock after well known wine farmer shot and killed in attack

2019-06-03 09:34

Stefan Smit, the 62-year-old owner of wine farm Louiesenhof on the outskirts of Stellenbosch, has been shot and killed in his house.

'There is heartache' - cleric says Bonnievale rallying around family of farm attack victims

2019-05-16 05:55

Bonnievale is rallying around the daughters of a man who was killed and their mother who was seriously injured during a robbery this week.

 

North West farmer found murdered in his sheep kraal, wife assaulted

2019-11-25 07:29

A farmer has been murdered and his wife assaulted by five people who pretended to buy sheep from their farm near Wolmaransstad in the North West.

Couple tied up in second Malmesbury farm robbery in two days

2019-08-19 14:39

A couple living on a farm in Malmesbury has been tied up and robbed, in the second robbery in the region in two days, Western Cape police have confirmed.

Alleged farm attacker dies after rolling victim's bakkie

2019-08-06 09:52

An alleged farm attacker has been killed near Sasolburg after rolling rolled a bakkie that was stolen.

Farm manager attacked, thrown into fire in alleged land claims dispute

2019-07-07 21:00

IFP MP Inkosi Bhekizizwe Luthuli says the "perpetrators of this violent and unlawful act invaded the farm, set it alight and threw him into a fire with the intention of killing him".

DA drives petition calling on President Ramaphosa to act on farm & rural attacks

2019-06-30 13:09

The Democratic Alliance has received thousands of signatures from concerned residents petitioning President Cyril Ramaphosa to protect rural communities.

Murdered Stellenbosch farmer was looking to move family abroad because of safety concerns

2019-06-14 14:50

Murdered Stellenbosch farmer Stefan Smit and a friend had been looking into moving their families to a safer country abroad, a friend has said at his memorial service.

Rural safety plan enhanced following rise of farm attacks - WC police commissioner

2019-06-11 20:19

This comes on the back of two farm attacks in the Cape Winelands over the last couple of weeks that claimed the lives of Stellenbosch wine farmer Stefan Smit on June 2 and Tool Wessels last month.

Farmer's chilling words to his wife before robbery: 'They're coming'

2019-06-06 06:04

A Western Cape farmer says the robbery at his home in Stellenbosch shortly after the murder of Louiesenhof vintner Stefan Smit has left him and his wife devastated.

Suspect arrested for murder of farm-attack activist Annette Kennealy

2019-05-22 11:00

A suspect has been arrested for the murder of farm attack activist Annette Kennealy.

Bonnievale farm attack: Teen suspect held for murder, attempted murder

2019-05-15 13:28

Police are questioning a 19-year-old man in connection with the killing of a Bonnievale farmer and the serious injury of his wife during a robbery this week, Western Cape police say.

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