Suspect arrested hours after farm attack in Vaalwater

Photo: Limpopo police

LIMPOPO – Police in Vaalwater, outside Lephalale, have made a major breakthrough by arresting a 33-year-old man for a house robbery which happened during a farm attack.

According to police spokesperson, Col Moatshe Ngoepe, a 70-year-old farmer was attacked by four armed suspects on the Sterkfontein Farm on Friday, 1 June.

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“The suspects ushered the farmer to his house where they robbed him of  jewellery, four firearms, a ford ranger and cash before fleeing the scene,” Ngoepe explained. 

Police were notified, reacted swiftly and the suspect was arrested within a short space of time.

R8 500 and two guns with six rounds were recovered during the arrest.

Photo: Limpopo police

The suspect will appear before the Lephalale Magistrate Court on Monday, 4 June.

“A manhunt for the remaining suspects is still on and police investigations are continuing. Anyone with information which can lead to the arrest of the suspects may contact Detective Warrant Officer Johannes Metheus Keyter at 082 565 8637; the nearest police station; the crime stop number 0860010111 or the crime line sms 32211.”

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Raeesa Kimmie
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