MEC visits Tarlton community following murder of farmworker

Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Lebogang Maile, met with the community of Tarlton near Krugersdorp over the murder of a farmworker, Aaron Mutavhatsidi.

Mutavhatsidi was shot dead by a security guard for allegedly stealing a tractor.

READ: Saftu condemns 'cold-blooded' killing of farmworker near Krugersdorp

Magaliesberg Pig Farmer, Ronnie McKenzie was at the meeting where the deceased's family was in attendance.

Mckenzie spoke to Ray White to share an update on the meeting and the events surrounding the death of Mutavhatsidi.

We manged to discover the truth. It was said to believe that a farmer killed his worker but we discovered that it was not the farmer, but instead a security company that had been a security company for a particular farm in the Mogale City District.

Ronnie McKenzie, Pig Farmer

One of the nephews of the gentleman that was killed happened to witness the entire incident and he confirmed that the gentleman was shot by the security guard.

Ronnie McKenzie, Pig Farmer

McKenzie says the community is struggling to come to terms with the incident.

It is relatively peaceful although the community is not really taking it at ease.

Ronnie McKenzie, Pig Farmer

Click on the link below to listen to the full interview....


This article first appeared on 702 : MEC visits Tarlton community following murder of farmworker


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