Heartless! A beloved young father from Brits was shot and killed in front of his wife and baby on the N4 while begging for mercy for his family. His wife was shot in the shoulder as she fought the robbers off, who tried to grab their baby from her arms.
THIS IS SUCH A HEARTLESS CRIME!
Juandre Kidson (29) from Brits was shot in the head and killed, while his wife Johanette was shot in her shoulder on the Bakwena N4 on Saturday night.
The couple and their baby were driving towards Brits in their Hyundai SUV around 20:00 when they drove over rocks near the R512/Randburg exit.
According to police spokesperson Captain Aafje Botma, Juandre stopped to replace a punctured tyre, and while he was busy, three men approached.
“The three men, armed with firearms, overpowered the victim and shot him in the head and.”
Despite previous factually incorrect reports from the police, Johanette was shot in the shoulder as she fought off robbers and not in her hand.
Heartless! Father begged for mercy as he was BRUTALLY shot and killed in front of his baby and wife.
“Police are investigating a murder and attempted murder cases,” Botma said.
FAMILY DEVASTATED BY THE SENSELESS MURDER
On Monday afternoon, she furthermore said no arrests have yet been made.
Kidson said that if this area is known for being a hotspot for these incidents with police and the MEC for Community Safety well aware of the dangers, they as a family demand to know what is being done to prevent these types of crimes from reoccurring continuously.
ANSWERS DEMANDED FROM THE MINISTER OF POLICE
“We want to know from the Minister of Police how many innocent people still have to die before something is done about this.
“The police must tell us what they have doing to improve security measures on the “platinum’ N4, which is a National route that we pay e-toll to use. They implemented E-tolls that was supposed to bring greater safety to our roads. Where is our safety? ” Kidson wanted to know.
Kidson also wanted an explanation from the Minister of Police on why some murder cases are getting preferential treatment.
“Will Bheki Cele also activate a 72hour action plan to capture the murderers of my brother?” he asked.
Juandre was described as a God-fearing man who was always willing to give his last to help someone else.
“My brother was a hardworking man who always had a smile on his face even if life got tough.
“He fought until the end for his wife and child,” Kidson said.