Farmer tied up and repeatedly stabbed in WC


A Western Cape farmer is in a critical condition after he was repeatedly stabbed by unknown suspects. 

The police's Captain FC van Wyk told News24 that Wilhelm van der Merwe's hands and feet were tied and he was stabbed by the suspects. 

The farmer was found by one of his employees, who then notified police. 

It is believed that the men demanded money from the farmer. The suspects made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. 

Police are currently investigating the incident.