Burger Snr. in court for assault

2014-02-07 15:25
Schalk Burger Snr. (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - Former Springbok Schalk Burger briefly appeared in a Wellington court on Friday on charges of assault, a report on Die Burger's website indicates.

Burger was charged after he allegedly assaulted Japie Small, a worker on the Burger farm, Welbedacht, outside Wellington.

The alleged incident occurred on January 4, 2012.

According to court documents, Burger grabbed Small by the chest and shook him. 

Magistrate Gerrit Visser postponed the case until August 8, but warned Burger to appear on the date set.

Burger Snr. is the father of Stormers and Springbok flank Schalk Burger.

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