2 convicted of murder for Vryheid farm attack | News24

Pietermaritzburg – Two men have been convicted of murder, kidnapping and robbery with aggravating circumstances following a farm attack earlier this month in Eensgevonden in Vryheid, police said on Friday. Sibusiso Mbatha, 23, and Ayanda Mncube, 21, pleaded guilty to the all the charges in the High Court in Pietermaritzburg…

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Farm attack leaves suspect dead, while farm manager fights for his life | News24

Ficksburg – An attack at a farm near Ficksburg on Thursday has left a farm manager in a critical condition in hospital, one suspect dead and another seriously injured, police have confirmed. A farmworker, who was also injured during an ensuing scuffle, has received treatment for his injuries. Three suspects…

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Two arrested for Fochville farmer’s murder a day after #BlackMonday | News24

Johannesburg – Two people have been arrested in connection with the killing of a 63-year-old farmer near Fochville on the West Rand. The incident occurred on Tuesday – a day after #BlackMonday, when protests were held against farm attacks and killings. Gauteng police said the farmer and a farm worker…

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KZN man hacked to death on a farm on #BlackMonday | News24

Durban – A 73-year-old man has been hacked to death on a farm in Vryheid, northern KwaZulu-Natal as the #BlackMonday protest against farm murders continues around the country. Police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala told News24 that the suspect also died when he crashed the deceased’s Ford Bantam bakkie into an…

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Elderly Potch farmer found dead after alleged scuffle with gunmen | News24

Potchefstroom – A man believed to be in his 70s was found dead on Friday night in an alleged farm attack, on a plot outside of Potchefstroom.ER24 spokesperson, Russel Meiring, said paramedics had arrived on the scene and found an elderly man lying outside. Local security forces were already on the scene.…

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No arrests yet in Randfontein family farm murder | News24

2016-03-15 17:53 Johannesburg – The police have not yet made any arrests in connection with the murder of a Randfontein family on their farm near Doornfontein. Captain Tsekiso Mofokeng said on Tuesday investigations were continuing. He said it was unclear how many people had attacked the family, beating them to death last Wednesday…

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