During Friday’s peaceful protest the Vryheid community gave voice to how members of the public were currently feeling unsafe in the streets of Vryheid and called out to the police to take action against crime.
Barely a week after true South Africans of all races, with their hearts set on building a better future for our country, stood united in peaceful protest against the scourge of farm attacks and senseless killings across the country, Danie Swanepoel was mercilessly tortured and his life cut short by those who seek to destroy what they stood for.
The deputy mayor has been charged with sexual assault, indecent exposure of genitals and compelling / forcing a person to witness self-masturbation.
A large amount of cash was stolen during an armed robbery at JJB Energy on Stretch Crescent. According to Vryheid SAPS communications officer, Captain Cheryl Venter, four men entered the business premises on Monday morning demanding cash.
Stand with Alta this Friday and say NO to crime in Vryheid.
Billy van Rooyen and Ronnie Lombard were brutally gunned down last year in a ruthless farm attack. Today, on November 1, 2017, one year, six months and thirteen days later, one of the savages responsible for their murder was sentenced in the Madadeni High Court for his crime.
Today, while the nation came together to protest against farm murders, and South Africans, dressed in black, took to social media to show their support, Mr Potgieter was brutally attacked.
Members of the Traditional Healers Organisation (THO) for Africa say their work does not in any way involve either killing or the use of other peoples body parts to make muthi.
A cellular dealer in the Vryheid CBD was broken into for the second time in two months at about 1am on Monday morning. 15 October.
Qiniso Sieko (19), a matric learner at Filidi High School, was shot twice and stabbed in the back as he was trying to flee his attackers.
Following a burglary in Bree Street two perpetrators were apprehended by members of Neighbourhood Watch and Pro5.