A man (52) was stabbed to death with a knife on a farm in the vicinity of Summerveld in KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday evening.
According to Maroela Media police spokesperson Nqobile Gwala says that a couple was attacked by five suspects in their farmhouse around 20:30 after they broke open a door to the house.
According to Gwala, the suspects were armed with a knife.
A fight broke out between the man and some of the suspects and he was stabbed to death while his wife was tied up.
The suspects fled after the attack with a television, two cellphones and a firearm.
Police are now investigating a case of murder and armed robbery.
No one has yet been arrested in connection with the incident.