A 60-year-old farmer arrived at his home in Clocolan on Wednesday,27 July 2022 at 18h30 where he found two suspects breaking the safe inside his house.
Free State police spokesperson captain Phumelelo Dhlamini says one of the suspect took out a firearm and shot the victim in the inner thigh after being caught, and both of them fled the scene. Police where called to the scene and the victim was admitted to the hospital.
He says preliminary investigation discovered that the safe was forced open and firearms and a laptop were missing and no one has been arrested as yet.
Furthermore police urges anyone with information on the suspect’s whereabouts to contact Detective Constable Richard Dlanga on 071 147 7393.