August 19 2008 at 04:21PM
A rose farmer was shot and wounded by robbers at Wallmannstal near Pretoria on Tuesday, police said.
Spokesperson Magda van Zyl said that Ludwig Taschner was shot three times during an armed robbery in his house.
"He was shot in both arms and the robbers managed to flee with his firearm and an undisclosed amount of money", said Van Zyl
The 66-year-old Taschner was taken to a nearby hospital and was said to be in a stable condition.
No arrests were made and police were investigating the incident. - Sapa