Zimbabwean Man Dragged to Court for Slaying Northern Cape Farmer


Reports have it that a Zimbabwean man has been dragged to court for killing a Northern Cape farmer.

The Zimbabwean man identified as Bigboy Phiri reportedly stabbed Hennie Oosthuizen three time in his back.

BuzzSouthAfrica gathered that the Zimbabwean was employed as a worker by the farmer.

The farmers was rushed to a hospital where he received treatment. Sadly, he later died from the stab wounds.

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Phiri fled the scene after he attacked Oosthuizen. He was apprehended afterwards and dragged to the Groblershoop court.

The case was postponed to 23rd December for a formal bail application.

Again, eight suspects reportedly carried out an attack on a household sitting outside their home – Farm B48 – in Bojanala District, North West.

It was reported that two females and one male were the victims of the attack. The women were assaulted and almost raped.

After one of the suspects stopped his cohorts from raping the women, they ransacked the house and fled with a white Toyota Hilux pickup, a white Volvo and other household valuables.

Meanwhile, Hawks’ raid of a traffic testing station resulted in three arrests.

Three suspects aged 34, 36 and 52 were arrested by Hawks’ members from the Anti-Corruption Unit. The suspects include the traffic testing station examiner, his assistance and a foreign national.

“The trio have been on the unit’s radar for a while following allegations of fraud and corruption, apparently committed at TJ’S testing station in George.

“It is alleged that the suspects were working in cahoots to process road worthy certificates for un-roadworthy vehicles, unduly pocketing the proceeds in the process,” stated SAPS.

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Commenting, the Western Cape Hawks’ Provincial Acting Head, Brigadier, Mzwandile Ndlovu welcomed the arrests.

“It is the our mandate to free society from the clutches of corruption, we shall continue to do so without fear, favour or prejudice,” said Ndlovu.

The suspects will appear before George Magistrate’s Court today where they’ll face charges relating to fraud and corruption.