There was a standoff between the EFF and farmers outside the Senekal Magistrate’s Court today. Two suspects, Sekwetje Isaiah Mahlamba and Sekola Piet Matlaletsa attended court in connection with the murder of a 21-year-old white farm manager, Brendin Horner. Afriforum, accompanied by some farming unions, gathered 1km from the courthouse, whereas some anti-farm attack protestors engaged with a group of EFF demonstrators nearer to the court building. Stone-throwing, intimidation, and vandalism were reported at the standoff in front of the Senekal Magistrate’s Court. Police Minister, Bheki Cele accompanied a strong police presence in the town to ensure violent unrest did not take place. Police reportedly searched vehicles entering the town and confiscated some firearms from people participating in the protest.