Farm attack, elderly couple assaulted, tied up, Bela Bela

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Farm attack, elderly couple assaulted, tied up, Bela Bela
Farm attack, couple injured, two vehicles 'look out,' Bela Bela

An elderly farmer and his wife were attacked on their farm in Bela Bela, Limpopo, on 7 May 2018, at about 01:00.

Marius Muller of AfriForum told Maroela media “The attackers gained entrance to the home by breaking open the security gate and the door with a koevoet (crowbar), the couple in their seventies, were assaulted in the bedroom and tied up with stockings”

The were injured during the attack. Their son arrived to assist after the man managed to get help after freeing himself at around 03:15.

They were robbed of cash, four firearms, jewelry and other household items. Two vehicles were also stolen:

A Cream colour, Mazda/B series bakkie, reg number DJH456N. And a Silver Toyota Corolla reg number DKG787N

Police are investigating. One attacker was arrested in Winterveld and the Mazda bakkie recovered.

Muller said that this was the tenth attack so far in the month of May 2018.

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