Farmer (77) tied up, wife brutally raped and tortured with blowtorch, Belfast

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Farmer (77) tied up, wife brutally raped and tortured with blowtorch, Belfast. Photo: Pixabay
Farmer (77) tied up, wife brutally raped and tortured with blowtorch, Belfast. Photo: Pixabay

A horrific and brutal farm attack took place on 26 March 2020, at 20:00 in Groenvlei, in Belfast, Mpumalanga province of South Africa. Three attackers, two of which were armed, forced the farm workers into the home of a seventy seven year old farmer, assaulted and tied them up. They then attacked the farmers wife.

The farmers wife was brutally tortured with a blowtorch whilst the attackers demanded money and was then also violently raped with an object.

The attackers then ransacked the home and fled in the farmers bakkie leaving everyone tied up. After some time they managed to free themselves and call for assistance. The farmers wife has been admitted to hospital for treatment.

There is no other information available at this stage. There have been no arrests.

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