Danie Brand, Breggie Brand and Elzabé Brand Death and Obituary; Hartswater Farm Murder Victims Identified by State Witness – Explained!

State witness Realeboga Manyedi has recognized the physique that was wrapped in a blanket and positioned in a cave as Breggie Brand and her daughter, Elzabé, as the one who was positioned underneath a tree within the veld.

The our bodies of the Brand household – Danie, 83, his spouse Breggie, 73, and their daughter Elzabé, 54 – have been discovered hid close to Takaneng village after they have been brutally assaulted and kidnapped from their farm in Hartswater on July 26, 2020.

Items stolen through the farm assault embrace a silver Mazda CX-5, a purple Nissan Micra, two laptops, two cellphones, a purse and a USB stick.

Donald Seolesang, 22, Tshepo Visagie, 38, Kgomotso Mpumlwane, 45, and Tshepaone Malato, 21, are standing trial within the Northern Cape High Court on costs of homicide, theft with aggravating circumstances, kidnapping and defeating the ends of justice.

During an inspection that was performed this week on the cave the place one of many our bodies was discovered, the court docket famous that this space was solely accessible by technique of a bakkie or SUV.

It was noticed that the realm was rocky and coated by dense bush whereas water flowed from a secluded watering gap via the cave.

Manyedi informed the court docket on Friday that the deceased one who was wearing a robe was Elzabé.

He defined that Visagie had taken her out of the car and carried her to a tree the place he coated her with tree branches.

“The person who was wrapped up with a blanket was put in a cave. The child (Elzabé) was wearing a gown and was covered with branches.”

The space was described as being a dense, bushy space that was coated with rocks and stones and was far-off from any homes.

Manyedi’s mom, Lesego Eunice Manyedi, said that she had seen her son on the day of the incident.

“I saw him in the morning. After he ate he went to the Indian shop to play games and returned after about three hours. He came to my mother’s house, then went to the RDP house. I later saw him leaving carrying a bucket. I do not know where he was going,” Lesego stated.

She remembered seeing a silver Mazda parked on the RDP home at round 4pm on July 26, 2020. “There have been individuals with the Mazda. I solely knew Visagie and Realeboga who have been standing exterior the car whereas three individuals have been sitting contained in the automobile.

“After I saw them, they went out to buy bread and drinks. After they came back from the shop, they went again with the vehicle.” She said that she solely noticed her son once more on July 27, the place she noticed him arriving on the RDP home at round 8am.

“He came to my mom’s house on Monday to charge the phone. I said to him that I did not like seeing unknown cars parked at the RDP house. He left a short while later with the car.”

She observed that he was “not his usual self” when she noticed him on July 27, though she associated that Manyedi had assured that “he was fine”.

Lesego identified that Manyedi had a Samsung cellphone with a SIM card that was registered in her identify. “His Mobicel phone that was given to him by his aunt was damaged so he bought a starter pack and inserted it into the Samsung cellphone.”

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