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CT police launch manhunt for suspects linked to farm murder

It’s understood 10 suspects entered the farm early today on pretence of doing business.

FILE: Philippi East police in the Western Cape. Picture: Monique Mortlock/EWN

CAPE TOWN – Police have launched a manhunt for multiple suspects involved in a murder-robbery on a farm in Philippi.

It’s understood 10 suspects entered the farm early today on the pretence of doing business.

The farmer, his son and a farm worker were forced into a storeroom after handing over and an unknown amount of money.

Authorities say One farm worker was killed in the scuffle that ensued.

The police's Noloyiso Rwexana says, “Local watch members were activated and they arrested two suspects, age 33 and 35. Meanwhile, another suspect, also his 30s, got killed.”

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