12 May 2017, Randfontein: This came after four intruders had entered Minnie’s home and shot him with a 9mm pistol during a struggle. The robbers fled with Minnie’s wife’s handbag, bakkie keys and two firearms.
The most recent attack in our area was on the evening of 4 May when a 71-year-old man was shot on his farm several times.
Constable Lucky Matome, Tarlton Police spokesperson, confirmed the incident and said, “The victim suffered gunshot wounds to his upper body and was rushed to hospital for medical attention”.
It is further alleged that two men entered the private property and knocked at the door. When the victim opened the door, he was shot and the two attackers fled the scene on foot.
Preliminary investigations indicated that one of the suspects in his mid 40s is in the victim’s employ. The motive for the attack is not known,” said Matome.
One day later Matome confirmed that one suspect in his mid 40's was arrested.
This afternoon (11 May) the Herald learnt from a reliable source that it was the victim’s employee who was arrested.