South Africa’s ‘still high’ farm killings now in their own category

A total of 69 murders, 70 attempted murders and 291 cases of serious bodily assaults were recorded on agricultural land, farms, plots or smallholdings in just three months. There were also nine attacks on farmworkers by farmers, including three murders. Bittereinders founder Devon Hofmeyr said he was surprised to learn that farm murders were in their category in this quarter’s crime statistics. ALSO READ: Crime Stats: This Province Has The Most Farm Murders ‘This should have happened a long time ago, although I’m not sure what the figure was because many people weren’t reporting the attacks “, does he have…