A man died and his wife was seriously injured in a farm attack on Tuesday. This incident happened in Roodeplaat, outside Pretoria.
Peet and Rita van Wyk, both in their 70s was attacked by two to three suspects.
According to Marius Müller, national operations coordinator of AfriForum, there were two or three attackers.
“The couple was stabbed with knives and a TV and two cell phones were stolen,” he says.
According to Ian Cameron from AfriForum, the attackers blinded the elderly victims with phone lights and pepper-sprayed them. The victims were stabbed several times.
#FarmMurder 25/2/20: Kameeldrift, Gauteng. 1 elderly male victim bludgeoned to death with blunt object & stabbed several times. Elderly female victim violently assaulted. Victims were blinded by phone lights & sprayed with pepperspray. Tv and Phones stolen. No arrests yet. pic.twitter.com/bt3HppTFYM— Ian Cameron (@IanCameron23) February 25, 2020
This comes after NewsliteSA earlier reported an elderly woman murdered on a farm in Fochville on Monday morning.
This is a developing story, NewsliteSA will follow up and update the article when more information becomes available.