13.7.2020 12:17 pm
The man is expected to appear at the Ga-Rankuwa Magistrate’s Court soon.
A 35-year-old man was arrested in Mhlaumbe section, Winterveldt on Sunday, for allegedly killing his 61-year-old aunt.
A total of five fatalities were confirmed as of Saturday morning after four people were found shot and burnt in a car while a fifth victim, a security guard, was also fatally shot in his car while apparently attending to this complaint.
According to agriculture union TLSU SA, the country has about 30 000 farmers, each producing food for 1 500 people. Once a farm owner is killed, depending on the circumstances, either the family of the deceased inherits the farm or it is sold.
Although Zuma did not instruct them to stop the investigation, his demeanour during the meeting made it clear that he wanted it to stop.
While police officers alleged they were not at the scene of the crime, IPID also recommended disciplinary steps against two members for contravening police disciplinary regulations.
According to reports it was not the first time the principal was shot at, having recently been discharged from ICU.
AfriForum this week called on farmers to arm themselves due to an increase in farm attacks but the police told Parliament their stats say otherwise.
University spokesperson Martin Viljoen said the student was temporarily suspended on Sunday, pending a disciplinary investigation.
According to the police, the 217 suspects are aged 11 to 80. They were arrested by officers attached to the Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit.
‘Ravindran Pillay was granted R2 000 bail, Dhanapalan Pillay was released on R10 000 bail, whilst Sholyn Pillay is out on R5 000 bail,’ a Hawks spokesperson said.
While an official police statement has yet to be released, video footage of the incident has been posted on social media platforms.
The suspects are expected to appear at the Nigel Magistrate’s Court soon.
Amid the alarming escalation of attacks on trucks on the N3, another two truck drivers narrowly escaped without injuries after they came under fire while driving on the N3 highway.
The woman was reported missing on 7 June.