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Man Sought for Inquiry over Karoo Farm Murder

Published September 21, 2023
9 months ago

Police in Nxuba, formerly known as Cradock, have released a public statement seeking a man wanted for questioning related to a recent farm murder in the Karoo region. The body of Matthys van Niekerk, a 65-year-old, was discovered in a farmhouse situated off R390 between Hofmeyr and Nxuba early this week. Authorities have stressed the urgency of locating Andrew Kroukamp, 28, who is believed to possess vital information that will help with the ongoing investigation.



The chilling discovery was made on Wednesday after local police were alerted to investigate the scene of the crime. Spokesperson Warrant Officer Majola Nkohli provided these details during a press briefing. He also informed the public about the whereabouts of van Niekerk's bakkie. It was reportedly found abandoned on Conway Street, Hofmeyr, indicating a direct link to the suspected murder.


Authorities implore anyone with information about Kroukamp's location to come forward and contact the police to aid in their efforts in this brutal case. As the law enforcement intensifies its search, the Nxuba community remains on high alert as the full details of the crime are yet to be unraveled.



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