Case of farmer accused of shooting stray cattle postponed

A distressed Thobani Girha views the shot cows that were found piled in a heap
Picture: Fredlin Adriaan

A Uitenhage farmer, arrested in connection with the killing of 11 stray cattle on his farm outside the town, will return to court on 4 July.

Carlo Andries Voigt, 37, appeared briefly in the Uitenhage Magistrate’s Court on charges of malicious damage to property, discharging of a firearm and contravening the animal protection act.

The case was postponed to July for further investigation and for the prosecution to get a copy of the police’s ballistic report.

Voigt, along with his attorney Andre Dorfling, left the court speedily after the case was adjourned.

Read more in The Herald tomorrow.

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