It is South Africa and another murder. How many more people are to die at the hands of merciless killers before the government takes action?
Another senseless death in South Africa. Two armed robbers entered a house and forced the residents to lay down on the floor. The robbers demanded cash and valuables. The family dog came to the rescue and was killed instantly. The owner then tried to protect his family and was shot and murdered. The perpetrators escaped with a handbag and are still on the run. No arrests have been made.
Man and his best friend shot during robberyA man and his dog were shot during an armed robbery at a house in Nooitgedacht.
Two unknown men entered a house in Old Pretoria Road and pointed a firearm at two victims on 25 March at about 11.40pm. According to Warrant Officer Hitler Ngwenya of Muldersdrift SAPS, “[The suspects] ordered the two men to lie down on the ground and then proceeded to demand money and other items.”
The home owner’s dog came into the house and tried to rescue the victims. It was then that the suspect shot and killed the dog. “The victim stood up trying to fight back and was also shot in the upper body. Paramedics certified him dead on their arrival,” added WO Ngwenya.
It is further alleged that the suspects took a handbag from the house and fled the scene on foot. A case docket of armed robbery and murder was opened for further investigation.
The police are appealing to anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of these criminals, to please come forward. As these suspects are deemed to be extremely dangerous, members of the public are urged not to approach them.
Details: Muldersdrift SAPS, 011 952 4600/4641.