Farm worker to appear in court for murder



A suspect accused of the murder of his daughter’s boyfriend at around midnight on Tuesday, at a farm in the Karasburg district, will appear in court today.

It is alleged the suspect stabbed to death his former co-worker and daughter’s boyfriend, Oudries Koper, age unknown, on Tuesday night at about 23h00 at farm Graswater.

Both the suspect and deceased worked at a farm located 11 kilometres from the border post of Velloorsdrif, and the murder is suspected to be alcohol-related.

The body of the deceased was taken to the Karasburg State Hospital by the farm owner and the next of kin have been informed.

The suspect is in police custody and will appear in the Karasburg Magistrate’s Court today.


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