Cele hints at commissioning study on farm murders

Cele hints at commissioning study on farm murders

Police Minister Bheki Cele's hinted at commissioning an in-depth study to probe the driving force behind violent farm attacks and murders.

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Steve Bhengu

On Wednesday, Cele visited Normandien - the northern KwaZulu-Natal community rocked by the double murder of farming couple, ‬Glen and Vida Rafferty. 

The Raffertys, who were both in their 60s, were ambushed, robbed and killed after they'd driven home on Saturday night. 

Their attackers fled in their car - which was later found abandoned.‪ 

READ: Family of slain Newcastle couple devastated by murders

Cele says they have got to get a handle on these senseless attacks. 

"Farm owners, farmers and farm workers - around every life aspect of a farm, we get that research, and we get the information of how can we use everybody and everything to create stability in terms of the communities that live together there."

ALSO READ: Cele: Police chasing strong leads in Newcastle farm murder case

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