Farm attacks and home invasions – ‘Do not trust the silence’

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Farm attacks and home invasions – ‘Do not trust the silence’
Farm attacks and home invasions - 'Do not trust the silence'

A warning has been issued by Oorgrens veiligheid with regard to farm attacks and home invasions over the festive season – ‘Do not trust the silence’. Between 1 and 15 December 2021, there were five farm attacks in South Africa in comparison to 17 Farm attacks and 8 farm murders that took place for the same period in December 2020. For the month of December last year there were 33 Farm attacks and 10 farm murders in the country.

The warning comes on the back of the eerie silence with regard these attacks and murders in the last month.

It is suspected that there will be a spate of attacks over the festive season and all people are warned to be extra vigilant and alert.

Whites across the country are being targeted and its not only on farms. People, especially the elderly, are being brutally murdered in their homes across South Africa.

Oorgrens veiligheid has issued a strong warning to all communities to be extra vigilant and prepared “This could be the ‘calm before the storm”.

From 1 January to 30 November 2021, there were 235 farm attacks and 42 farm murders in South Africa.

For the period 1 January to 31 December 2020, on average, a farmer in South Africa was murdered every 4.7 days. There were 77 farm murders and 446 farm attacks, that is an attack every 1.2 days.

The year so far:

January 2021 – 21 farm attacks and 0 farm murders.
February 2021 – 17 farm attacks and 3 farm murders.
March 2021 – 36 farm attacks and 5 farm murders.
April 2021 – 24 farm attacks and 7 farm murders.
May 2021 – 23 farm attacks and 3 farm murders.
June 2021 – 23 farm attacks and 5 farm murders.
July 2021 – 21 farm attacks and 1 farm murder.
August 2021 – 26 farm attacks and 9 farm murders.
September 2021 – 13 farm attacks and 3 farm murders.
October 2021 – 14 Farm attacks and 3 farm murders.
November 2021 – 17 Farm attacks and 3 farm murders.
1-15 December 2021 – 5 Farm attacks and 0 farm murders.

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Information supplied by Oorgrens veiligheid

Statistics supplied by The Rome Research Institute of South Africa

South Africa Today – South Africa News

SOURCE Oorgrens veiligheid