A man caught in a car on a farm has been shot dead, but now the farm owner is in jail. The incident occurred on the farm Eensome near Roossenekal.
Mr. Willem Daniel Ackermann apparently saw a light inside his Honda CRV vehicle, which was parked on his premises.
He approached and saw an unknown man inside the car.
According to Mr. Markus Basson, who chaired the Roossenekal Farm Safety Forum for five years, said Ackermann asked the man who he was and what he was looking for.
According to police, the suspect got out of the vehicle and went to Mr. Moving to Ackermann.
Police say five shots were fired in total and the suspect was fatally wounded.
According to Mr. Basson was also given a knife at the scene.
The ambulance services declared the suspect dead at the scene.
Mr. Ackermann was arrested on the charge of murder and has already appeared in Groblersdal’s Magistrate’s Court.
The case has been postponed until a later date.