Western Cape police get confirmed that a farm proprietor and his wife were injured on Friday at some stage in an attack on their farm halt to Wellington.
Police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk acknowledged the incident occurred at about 22:30 on Friday whereas the household used to be having a braai.
“5 unidentified males with balaclavas, one positively armed with a firearm and the others with knives, threatened him and took him into his home where the remainder of his household used to be,” Van Wyk acknowledged.
News24 understands that the farm proprietor is Ludwig Uys.
Uys, his wife Melanie and their children – used four, 8 and 10 – are believed to get been locked up in their home.
Usaand his wife were allegedly assaulted by the boys and are bettering in sanatorium.
Van Wyk acknowledged the home used to be ransacked by the suspects. He acknowledged it used to be not identified what they managed to bring together away with.
“The farm proprietor managed to bring together a cell phone which he historical to demand abet. It might be unknown if he effort himself or if he used to be injured by the suspects,” Van Wyk acknowledged.
No arrests get been made and investigations continue, consistent with Van Wyk.