Second suspect to appear in court for Senekal riots


File: Police have arrested a 52-year-old Free State farmer in connection with the protests. eNUUS

JOHANNESBURG - Another suspect is expected to appear in court in connection with the Senekal riots two weeks ago.

The 33-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder, public violence, arson, and malicious damage to property.

He is the second person to be arrested in connection with the incident.

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A 52-year-old farmer, Andre Pienaar, was arrested after a group of people damaged state property and set a police van alight.

The group wanted authorities to hand over the two suspects arrested for the murder of a farm manager Brendin Horner earlier this month.