The farmer, whose identify is understood to Information24, is anticipated to look within the Vredendal Justice of the Peace’s Courtroom on Thursday.
Police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana confirmed the arrest of a 56-year-old man for assault with intent to inflict grievous bodily hurt.
Billy Claasen of the Rural and Farmworkers’ Improvement Organisation mentioned the “brutal” assault befell on Tuesday night time. The farmworker had apparently been on his means residence when he was accosted.
The person is known to have been admitted to Vredendal Hospital for remedy.
Claasen known as for an intensive investigation by the authorities “in order that these assaults on farm employees can cease”.
Lutzville farm homicide
“All of us can dwell and work in a free society freed from oppression and assaults on each other. All of us have to take fingers in order that we are able to do away with these farmers that do not need to work in the direction of a harmonious agriculture sector,” he charged.
The incident comes 4 months after Lutzville farmer Martin Visser was sentenced to life in jail by the Western Cape Excessive Courtroom sitting in Vredendal after he was discovered responsible of the premeditated homicide of farmworker Adam Pieterse, 33.
Pieterse had been crushed with a spade, dragged with a quad bike and buried behind Visser’s father’s winery in 2015.
His sand-covered physique was unearthed three weeks later when a seasonal labourer noticed Visser behind the winery of his father’s farm twice and contacted the police when she took a more in-depth look and observed flies buzzing across the disturbed earth.
The reason for loss of life couldn’t be confirmed as a result of superior state of decomposition of the corpse.
He was additionally sentenced to a few years for the grievous assault on Kleintjie Moses, who he had stabbed with a damaged bottle neck in 2011, and 6 months for the widespread assault on Pieterse a month earlier than the homicide.
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