Cape Town – A farmer in the Koue Bokkeveld, 50km from Ceres, is in a critical condition in hospital after he was repeatedly stabbed by two suspects on Monday evening, Western Cape police said on Tuesday.

The suspects forced a bag over Wilhelm van der Merwe’s head and dragged him inside a building. His hands and feet were then tied up and he was stabbed several times, Captain FC van Wyk told News24.

Van Wyk said the suspects were believed to have demanded money from Van der Merwe


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