A farmer couple was brutally tortured for 4 hours within the newest horrific farm assault in South Africa, IOL reports. The assault passed off on the evening of September 8, at 8 pm native time, in Kortfontein, between Koster and Derby within the North West province.
Chris Barnard and his spouse Hesta had been overpowered of their residence by three attackers, severely assaulted and tortured by the attackers. Chris was crushed with a wrench and a whip, his spouse Hesta was burnt with a scorching iron and likewise badly assaulted. The attackers additionally lower off her hair with a knife.
The attackers ransacked the house whereas brutalizing the couple for 4 hours earlier than fleeing with the couple’s pick-up truck. Chris and Hesta had been admitted to hospital with extreme accidents, South Africa Today reviews.
On Sunday, September 5, at 6:30 pm, three armed attackers invaded the house of the house of Werner (55) and Estelle Buchner on their dairy farm close to Nanaga within the Japanese Cape province of South Africa.
Buchner was shot within the again, his son Werner Buchner Junior was shot and wounded. Mrs. Estelle Buchner, who tried to guard her husband and son, was severely crushed leading to critical accidents, together with two damaged arms, in keeping with South Africa Today.
In August, there have been 26 farm assaults and 9 farm murders in South Africa. January-August 2021 noticed 191 farm assaults and 33 murders.
Crime has skyrocketed this yr in South Africa regardless of widespread lockdowns, with 5760 murders between April and June, up by 2294 from the identical interval final yr. No less than 330 individuals had been killed through the widespread looting in KwaZulu Natal Province in July alone (Gateway Pundit reported.)
At a ceremony on September 4, 37 new crosses had been added to the „White Cross Monument“ close to Pietersburg, commemorating farmers killed in 2020 and 2021. The White Cross Monument is a memorial web site for victims that had been raped, tortured and murdered in South Africa over the previous 18 years.
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