Farm Murder: No Arrests

SAPSNo-one has yet been arrested for the murder of 58-year-old Atlantis farmer Neil Greyling. According to the Western Cape representative for AfriForum, Thomas van Dalen, Greyling’s wife, who was also injured during the attack, has already been released from hospital.

Greyling died as a result of stab wounds to the chest. A worker was also injured during the attack and taken to a nearby hospital with Greyling’s wife.

According to police spokesperson lt.-col. Andrè Traut four men broke into the farmhouse last Thursday night. They helped themselves to household items after stabbing Greyling. News24 reported in July this year that according to statistics released by the Transvaal Agricultural Union of South Africa, “There had been a substantial increase in farm attacks in South Africa since 2012.”

1824 Murders have been reported in the period between 1990 and July 2016. Of the 1824 murders “1170 were farmers” the report went on to state.



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