A farm attack took place on 13 March 2023, just after midnight, on the Vogel Valei farm in Botrivier, in the Western Cape province of South Africa. This was the second attack to take place within a few hours in that area.
An attack also took place on 12 March 2023, at 22:05, on the farm Hermanus Valley, in Botrivier where Mr. Paul Swannepoel (57) was seriously injured.
A woman, Tisha Myburg, was watching TV in her cottage on the farm when she was overpowered by four balaclava clad attackers. She was assaulted and tied up.
The attackers then fled with 2 TV’s, jewelery and other household items.
The woman only managed to get help from her sister, who stays on the same farm, after she freed herself at 06:00.
The woman’s sister who had in the meantime been assisting the wife of Mr. Paul Swannepoel (57) at the scene of the first farm attack arrived home at 04:00 unaware that her sister too had been assaulted and tied up.
All role players responded to the attacks.
The police are investigating but there have been no arrests.
There is no other information available at this stage.
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