Farm worker robbed by 10 shona speaking men in Tzaneen Farm


By Staff Reporter

AGATHA FARM-Tzaneen Police are searching for 10 suspects after a farm worker was attacked at Agatha AH3 farm in Tzaneen on Monday midnight, September 12.

It is alleged that at about 19:00 a farm worker was ambushed by group of about ten African men two armed with firearms and the rest all carrying sticks looking ready for battle.

He alleges that he was pointed on the forehead with a firearm then forced back into the room where he was tied up both his hands and feet with his own shoelaces.

They ransacked his house whilst making it clear to him that they don’t want him but his employer whom they mentioned by name.

Two stood guard whilst the rest said they are going to the main house to get the employer of the farm worker.

After a few minutes they came back running leaving him tied up in his room.

The victim alleges that he managed to untie himself only to find out that the assailants stole his clothes, groceries, two cellphones ,3 car batteries, a solar torch and an undisclosed amount of cash in his room.

No shots were fired and injuries were sustained.

The suspects did not manage to rob the main house and the owner said he did not see or hear anything on the night of the robbery.

The complainant alleges that the assailants were shona speaking but fluent in Sepedi and their accent is that of the Zimbabweans.

The police are now in investigating a case of house robbery.

We are appealing to anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspects to contact Detective Colonel Zitha  @082414 3309.




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