Mike Botha (45) a farmer from the Witbank district was seriously hurt when he was attacked with a pick axe over the weekend. He had been flown to a hospital in Gauteng.
He farmed with vegetables. According to information, the attackers were workers on Botha’s farm. The men took various items from the house and fled in a white Ford Ranger bakkie.
Thus far, neither the men or the bakkie had been found. Botha had undergone an emergency operation.