Tuesday, 3 October 2006

Man killed in attack on smallholding

October 02 2006 at 10:32AM

A 33-year-old man was murdered on Friday night when two armed robbers attacked him in a garage on a smallholding in Hennops River.

His fiancée Anel Venter managed to escape and rushed to the man's parents' house for help.

Police spokesperson Inspector Paul Ramaloko said Jacques Olivier and Venter were in the garage where Olivier was working when they were confronted by the robbers.

According to police, Venter managed to escape just as the suspects fired several shots into the garage.

Olivier's stepfather went to investigate and found the young man's body. Ramaloko said nothing was stolen from the house or garage by the attackers. - Hanti Otto

This article was originally published on page 2 of Pretoria News on October 02, 2006


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