Police confirm East London farm owner killed after resisting arrest

Police in East London are investigating the murder of Anele Hoyana allegedly by farmer Fritz “Majeke” Joubert.

The police have confirmed that one of their officers shot Joubert dead in self-defence after Joubert attacked him in the early hours of Saturday.

A video of the incident circulated on social media on Monday showing the last moment of Hoyana's life.

Ray White speaks to South African Police Service (SAPS) Eastern Cape spokesperson brigadier Thembinkosi Kinana about the incident.

Brigadier Kinana says they are investigating a murder inquest and resisting arrest.

The SAPS confirmed the shooting incident which took place in Geluksdal farm in the East London area.

Brigadier Thembinkosi Kinana, Spokesperson - Eastern Cape SAPS

According to the reports we have received the incident occurred after an alleged argument between the owner of that farm and a 40-year-old man. The incident led to the death of the 40-year-old man.

Brigadier Thembinkosi Kinana, Spokesperson - Eastern Cape SAPS

The police were then called to intervene in the situation. On their arrival apparently there was some kind of resistance from the man, during the struggle, there was shooting that happened which resulted in the farmer being killed.

Brigadier Thembinkosi Kinana, Spokesperson - Eastern Cape SAPS

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