Gardener is suspect

An Alberton man was bludgeoned to death with a hammer yesterday morning; his gardener has been detained for questioning, police said.

An Alberton man was bludgeoned to death with a hammer yesterday morning; his gardener has been detained for questioning, police said.

The man's girlfriend was also attacked and is in hospital in a stable condition, police spokesman Captain Steady Nawa said.

Three men attacked the couple while they were asleep. The victim's 40-year-old gardener has been detained for questioning but no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information can contact the Alberton police on 011-861-6800. - Sapa

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