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These are reported farm attacks in November:
Robert Stander was fatally shot in Muldersdrift, Gauteng province, South Africa.
After entering his home, the attackers shot the farmer’s pit bull before shooting Stander in the chest and stomach. The attackers made off with a TV, laptop, and two cellphones.
Stander was a member of the Muldersdrift Community Police Forum. His murder is assumed to be an assassination.[Farm murder: Farmer shot dead for 2 phones and a laptop, Muldersdrift, attributed to Crime Correspondent, southafricatoday.net, Nov. 4, 2021]
An 84-year-old woman was attacked at her home in Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng province.
Reports say a blow torch was used to burn the woman’s hands and feet before she was bound and locked in a bathroom.
"The victim woke up when a torch [flashlight, not the blowtorch] was shone in her eyes after about eight people gained entry to the property in the early hours of Thursday morning," according to timeslive.co.za.
An employee was also bound.
The suspect made off with a small truck, cash, and household items.
Three suspects, two males and a female, were arrested.[Gauteng house robbers burn 84-year-old's hands, feet with blowtorch, by Shonisani Tshikalange, timeslive.co.za, Nov. 5, 2021]
A family of three were handcuffed and locked in a room during a home invasion in Estcourt, in the KwaZulu-Natal province.
John, Malcom, and Doreen Moore were identified as the victims.
The attackers took advantage of a power outage, knowing cell phone tower backup batteries had been stolen, to ransack the farmhouse.[Farm attack, victims handcuffed, locked up by armed attackers, Estcourt, attributed to Oorgrens veiligheid, southafricatoday.net, Nov. 9, 2021]
A 56-year-old woman was left in critical condition after a farm attack in Middelrus in the KwaZulu-Natal province.
The victim had been assaulted with a panga, a large knife similar to a machete.[Farm attack, woman hacked with panga, vehicle lookout, Middelrus, attributed to Oorgrens veiligheid, southafricatoday.net, Nov. 10, 2021]
A family was attacked during a farmhouse invasion in the KwaZulu-Natal province.
The victims were assaulted and bound.
After ransacking the home, the suspects fled in the family’s small truck. Three of the six suspects were captured. Some stolen household items were recovered as well as two firearms.[Farm attack, woman hacked with panga, vehicle lookout, Middelrus, attributed to Oorgrens veiligheid, southafricatoday.net, Nov. 10, 2021]
A farm attack occurred in Rawsonville in the Western Cape province.
The family was assaulted by three attackers armed with a firearm, crowbar, and knife.
The mother and child were bound and locked in a room. The father was beaten and later hospitalized.
After ransacking the house, the attackers fled in the family’s vehicle.[Farm attack, family assaulted, dad hospitalised, vehicle lookout, Rawsonville, attributed to Oorgrens veiligheid, southafricatoday.net, Nov. 15, 2021]
Richard Walton was assaulted and bound during a farm attack in Atlantis in the Western Cape province.
The five attackers were wearing balaclavas. They entered Walton’s bedroom as he was sleeping, demanding firearms and cash. After binding the victim with his shoe laces, the intruders ransacked his home, taking five flat-screen TVs, a printer, laptops, cell phones, and other items.
Walton was discovered hours later when his wife returned home.[Farm attack, man assaulted, tied up, farmhouse ransacked, Atlantis, attributed to Oorgrens veiligheid, southafricatoday.net, Nov. 20, 2021]
Quintin Boy survived a shot in the chest on his dairy farm in Rensburg in the Gauteng province.
One of two assailants was apprehended by members of AfriForum Heidelberg’s neighborhood watch and taken to Heidelberg Police Station.[Farm attack, farmer shot in the chest by attacker, Rensburg, attributed to Oorgrens veiligheid, southafricatoday.net, Nov. 25, 2021]
Martin Esterhuizen his family were attacked during a farmhouse invasion in Rustenburg in the North West province.
The attackers entered through a sliding door. Esterhuizen and his son were assaulted and bound. His wife and two grandchildren were bound. After ransacking the home, the assailants made off with firearms, ammunition, a TV, money, clothes and the family’s pickup truck.[Farm attack, family overpowered, assaulted, vehicle lookout, Rustenburg, attributed to Oorgrens veiligheid, southafricatoday.net, Nov. 26, 2021]
A farm attack occurred near Bronkhorstspruit at Stille Eeden Country Venue in Mpumalanga province.
Attackers demanded firearms, money, and phones before fleeing in the family’s pickup truck.[Farm attack, firearms and vehicle robbed, Stille Eeden, Ogies, attributed to Oorgrens veiligheid, southafricatoday.net, Nov. 27, 2021]
A family was attacked during a farmhouse invasion in Bothaville in the Free State province.
Ten attackers, armed with an AK47 and handguns, overwhelmed 59-year-old Godfrey Venter, his wife, daughter, a child, and a domestic worker.
After taking cash from the family, the attackers threatened to kidnap the child if the victims failed to hand over more money. The attackers fled in the family’s pickup truck.
Two suspects were arrested and the family’s truck was recovered.[Farm attack, 10 heavily armed attackers overpower, rob family, Bothaville, attributed to Oorgrens veiligheid, southafricatoday.net, Nov. 29, 2021]