Boschkop Family Tortured and Killed

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A Boschkop family was tortured and killed, when four terrorists attacked their home on a smallholding 20 km East of Pretoria. Boschkop is a rural area, popular for its country style wedding venues, guest houses and game farms.

Boschkop 20 km East of Pretoria: Photo Sothebys Realty
On Tuesday evening November 19, 2019 at around 7pm, Rina Kritzinger (64) walked into her bedroom, to discover that four armed men, had gained entry to their home.

Gauteng police have launched a manhunt for four suspects after a 68-year-old man was murdered on his farm in Boschkop, Pretoria East, on Tuesday.

According to the police, the suspects gained entry to the house, and shot and killed the owner.

Spokesperson Brigadier Mathapelo Peters said they also assaulted the victim’s wife by pouring boiling water on her legs.

The suspects allegedly stole electrical appliances, a plasma TV, two iPhones and jewellery before fleeing the scene.

Gerhard died at the scene and Ansu was rushed to Wilgers Hospital where she received stitches for the wounds to her head and treatment for the burns.