A suspect has been arrested for the horrific double farm murder that took place on Saturday, 3 June 2023 around 13:30, on the farm Klipfonteinhoek, in Ohrigstad in the Limpopo province of South Africa.
Anneke Claassen (76) and her friend Hennie Claassen (78) were overpowered by two or three attackers in separate houses on the farm.
The famous Echo Caves are part of the farm.
The elderly pair were set on fire while still alive after being horrifically tortured.
The suspect, a former worker, who was well known by the victims, was arrested in Tembisa.
On 5 June 2023, the FF Plus commented on the savage double murder saying ‘The brutal murder of two elderly individuals near the Echo Caves outside Ohrigstad once again highlights the cruelty of violent crime in South Africa.
The party, also once again, urgently called on rural communities to put security mechanisms in place, join existing networks, and remain vigilant to ensure their own safety.
Anyone with information regarding the incident to come forward and assist in arresting the suspect by calling Detective Lieutenant Colonel Richard Boshomane on 079 894 5501 or Warrant Officer Phaladi Makola on 0827492233 or Crime Stop number 08600 10111 or nearest police or my SAPSApp
The police investigations are still continuing.
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