Another farmer was murdered… Four Farm Murders and 7 farm attacks have been reported over the past 48 hours in South Africa.
The Murder of a farmer in Griekwastad in the Northern Cape is sending shockwaves through the community. The incident happened on Tuesday at around 15h00.
The murder suspect, a farm worker, had been caught driving the bakkie of the deceased farmer and was taken into custody by the South African Police Service.
It’s alleged that the farmer and a man believed to be one of the farm workers, were fighting about something which led to the fatal shooting. At this stage News, Accidents, Robberies & Incidents is still not sure what the men was fighting about.
Whether the suspect was indeed a worker on the farm is also not yet confirmed. Police investigation continues.
Three more Farmers killed, Info below:
31 Oct, Farm Murder – Fochville:
Farmer Willie Barnard was shot dead on his farm Tuesday (Read Report Here)
31 Oct, Farm Murder – Ficksburg:
Barry Baars was found murdered on Tuesday morning on his farm between Ficksburg and Rosendal
30 Oct, Farm Murder – Vryheid (Gelukstad):
Bokkie Potgieter was murdered on his farm in Gelukstad, Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal (Read Report Here)