Cops nab 'fire-killer'

A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of an elderly farmer in Polokwane, Limpopo, police said on Wednesday.

A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of an elderly farmer in Polokwane, Limpopo, police said on Wednesday.

Michiel de Lange, 70, was killed in a fire at his home in Dorset on Tuesday morning.

"The suspect, who is related to an employee on the farm, was arrested in Modimolle a few hours after the incident," said Superintendent Ronel Otto.

Otto said the suspect was expected to appear in court next week. - Sapa

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