Farm ‘gang’ remanded
By fstimes On 24 Dec, 2013 At 05:57 PM | Categorized As Local, News | With 0 Comments


SIX people arrested in connection with a farm attack and robbery appeared in the Bothaville Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.

The matter was postponed to January 8, when they were expected to bring a formal bail application, said police spokesperson Stephen Thakeng.

They were arrested on December 10 and would remain in custody.

Henry Ofoha, 39, Paulus Radebe, 38, Johannes Koalepe, 42, Stoffel Maloisane, 31, Lebelo Mochoa, 43, and Prince Sunny Asagwara, 34, are charged with conspiracy to commit a crime and robbery.

Five of them allegedly held up a farmer, gardener and domestic worker near Bothaville in November, and stole cash, a watch, jewellery, cellphones, five hunting rifles, a shotgun, and a vehicle.

The sixth man was a farm worker who was thought to have been involved, said Thakeng. – Sapa.


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