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Paarl Farmer Attacked With Panga During Apparent Robbery

Police are probing a case of attempted murder and business burglary after a farmer was attacked at his farm in Paarl at the weekend.

During the early hours of Saturday morning, three brazen criminals broke into a container situated on the man’s premises.

When the farmer went to investigate, the suspects attacked the 60-year-old man with a panga.

No arrests have yet been made.

The police’s Frederick van Wyk: “They fled the scene and the owner was taken to a nearby hospital for injuries to his arms and head. An attempted murder and burglary of a business cases are being investigated.”