'Why didn't they fetch me? I'm an old man': Father of slain Senekal farm manager speaks

Robert Horner says he is disgusted by the brutal murder of his son Brendin.

2020-10-20 07:53:00 AM

Robert Horner says he is disgusted by the brutal murder of his son Brendin.

Robert Horner says he is disgusted by the brutal murder of his son Brendin.

Scheepers, the former employer of Horner as well as the family spokesperson, said he hoped the minister's visit would bring a much-needed turnaround for the community.“We really hope this will be the turning point in the tension in this area,” said Scheepers at the time. 

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Both suspects,Sekwetje Isaiah Mahlamba and Sekola Piet Matlaletsa, appeared before the Senekal magistrate's court for the first time on October 6 and again on Friday last week for a bail application. The state prosecutor said the men may have made

about their alleged involvement in Horner's murder. He said the state had two witnesses who could attest to this. One of the witnesses allegedlysubmitted an affidavit to the police saying he had seen the pair at a tavern the day after Horner's murder. The witness said he overheard Matlaletsa tell a third person that he and Mahlamba “went to a farm and assaulted a white man who had disturbed you”, the prosecution said. 

The witness said the account made them believe the victim was Horner.Mahlamba denied this and said he was withon the night of the murder.He told the court that thewere from a sheep he had slaughtered at a feast in September.However, a second witness, identified by the state as Pinky, disputed that he was there. 

TimesLIVEThe 21-year-old girlfriend of murder accused, Skwetja Mahlamba, has proclaimed his innocence, alleging she had a solid alibi for where he was on the night farm manager Brendin Horner was murdered. Horner's body was found tied to a farm gate after he was killed by unknown attackers on October 2 2020.

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Those who murdered this young man must be made n example n be given life sentences without parole. Pink pig wrote this. I no longer pity these people. They know how to remind us how much they want no peace in SA. I used to hate Malema's Nonsense. I enjoy it now. There is nothing special about him. People die everyday.

Sorry vah,but thats what the majority of south africans are faced daily. Kwaaaaaaaaax

'Why didn't they fetch me? I'm an old man': Father of slain Senekal farm manager speaksRobert Horner said he had been with Brendin on the night of his murder, after he had helped him with his car. He became concerned when he didn't return home hours later and feared that something bad had happened. Police is useless No parent deserves to bury their child.

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