In what has been deemed another farm attack and house robbery, a woman and a domestic worker were allegedly tied up and beaten by three unknown suspects on a farm outside Politsi in Limpopo in the early hours of Tuesday morning 20 October 2020.
According to Intelligence Bureau SA, the woman and her domestic worker were attacked on a farm situated along a gravel road leading to Alon at around 00:30 on Tuesday.
According to information that the Intelligence Bureau received, three suspects allegedly entered the property by breaking open the back gate. The suspects then allegedly tripped the power to the home, broke open the front security gate and door and entered the house.
“The suspects tied up the domestic worker and attempted to tie up the wife, but she fought back. They assaulted her with what appears to have been steel rods, ” the Intelligence Bureau said.
It added that the suspects allegedly stole four cell phones, a laptop and a television set and fled on foot to the dirt road where they were allegedly picked up by a vehicle.
South African Police Service (SAPS) Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo confirmed the incident saying that two women had indeed been attacked, tied up and beaten on a farm amid a robbery which involved three suspects. He also confirmed that cellphones and a laptop had been taken.
Mojapelo also said both women are in hospital receiving medical treatment.
Source: The South African