Woman, 81, severely injured in Muldersdrift attack

File photo. For illustrative purposes.

Another elderly woman was attacked in Muldersdrift on 30 July, bringing the number of attacks during July to five in Muldersdrift alone.

A local security company reported that the 81-year-old woman was attacked and assaulted by armed robbers in a shop in Muldersdrift. She was assisting her family by running their shop. They were held up by two suspects. Her daughter stated that the intruders then tried to strangle her mother. One suspect was allegedly caught and arrested and police are busy investigating the matter.

Also Read: Man shot in the head during Lanseria farm attack

This isn’t the first victim of such an attack that was attended to by armed response personnel. Earlier in July, a man who was shot in the head and subsequently died in hospital. There were also two separate attacks on 4 July in Nooitgedacht, where one woman died, and a man sustained a gunshot wound to his leg.

Do you perhaps have more information pertaining to this story? Email us at  [email protected] (remember to include your contact details) or phone us on 011 955 1130.

For free daily local news on the West Rand, also visit our sister newspaper websites 

Randfontein Herald

Roodepoort Record

Get It Joburg West Magazine

Remember to visit our FacebookTwitter and Instagram pages to let your voice be heard!

  AUTHOR
Bianca Pindral
Journalist

Latest News

COMMENTS

Top

Thanks for your referral. We have no doubt your friends will love our newsletter as much as you!

Don't forget to verify your email.

to our FREE newsletter
SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter.




SELECT your titles:

Krugersdorp News
Randfontein Herald
Roodepoort Record


Get regular news updates sent directly to your inbox.

Your source of local breaking news and trending stories from across the country.

Be a part of our growing community

1MILFacebook Fans
98KTwitter Followers
5MILMonthly Readers
12MILArticles Published Every Month
72Local Community Websites
CLICK HERETo view an example of our newsletter

SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter

SELECT your titles:

Krugersdorp News
Randfontein Herald
Roodepoort Record

Get regular news updates sent directly to you inbox.

Your source of local breaking news and trending stories from across the country.

Be a part of our growing community

Subscribe Here
1MILFacebook Fans
98KTwitter Followers
5MILMonthly Readers
12MILArticles Published Every Month
72Local Community Websites
Your details:


Your friends: