Cell phones and firearms were among the discoveries made. Photos supplied

Suspects arrested in connection with farm attack


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Four suspects have been arrested following a farm attack near Melkrivier, outside Modimolle, on Tuesday, 6 February.

Farmstead resident, Berdus Henrico was hospitalized at F H Odendaal Hospital at Modimolle after being shot in the upper arm and shoulder during the attack.

The spokesperson for the Heritage Protection Group at Thabazimbi, Ben Engelbrecht, confirmed that arrests had been made on Friday, 16 February.

“We followed up information with the Lephalale police task team regarding the attack on the farm Oversprong at Melkrivier,” he said.

Two suspects were arrested in the early hours of Friday, 16 February. 

“The task team arrested a further two suspects from the farm attack at Oversprong Melkrivier. 

“Cellphones and ammunition were recovered,” he said

It was later reported that the investigation led to the further discovery of firearms and a silencer.

Investigations continue and a court date is yet to be announced for the arrested suspects.

15 months ago       22 February 2018