# Free State police are probing a case of assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm after a farmer allegedly tied and dragged a boy behind a bakkie. It is alleged a group of boys went hunting illegally in a farm near Petrusburg. The owner of the farm apparently managed to apprehend the 14-year-old in pursuit of the group. According to police spokesperson Fikiswa Matoti, the farmer claims the boy jumped off the bakkie as he was taking him to the police station. Matoti says the boy was taken to hospital after sustaining injuries.