Robbers assault elderly farmer

Robbers assault elderly farmer

A 70-year-old man living on the farm Corrigenda in the Osire District fell victim to robbers yesterday when three men tied him up, beat him, and stole his car, five pistols, a rifle and household items.

The Police identified the victim as Koitje Opperman. Police managed to arrest all three after they crashed the Opperman’s car into a tree and fled on foot.According to Police Chief Inspector Angula Amulungu, investigating officers followed the three suspects’ footprints from the accident scene, and arrested all three in Otjiwarongo.All the stolen items were recovered, and the three men, aged between 21 and 30, are set to make their first court appearance today.Amulungu could not say whether Opperman lives alone on the farm.Police managed to arrest all three after they crashed the Opperman’s car into a tree and fled on foot.According to Police Chief Inspector Angula Amulungu, investigating officers followed the three suspects’ footprints from the accident scene, and arrested all three in Otjiwarongo.All the stolen items were recovered, and the three men, aged between 21 and 30, are set to make their first court appearance today. Amulungu could not say whether Opperman lives alone on the farm.

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