Thursday, 11 February 2021

Kroonstad: A farmer was surprised by four suspects this morning (11 February) when he opened his door in the morning, in a farm in the Kroonstad District.

At about 07:20am, Mr Pieter André Swart (37) of the farm Boskoppie, was attacked when he opened the door of his house. They tried to overpower him and stabbed him in the neck and on the head.

He managed to get his firearm and fired several shots. Three suspects were fatally wounded and another managed to flee the scene. He stays alone on the farm.

Mr Swart was taken to hospital for medical treatment. Police are still at the scene and searching for the fourth suspect.