Family Man Shot dead, Wife Tortured in front of toddler


A witbank family is still putting back the pieces after their father was shot in cold blood.

Peet Swanepoel 52 years old from witbank was shot dead in front of his family including his 3 year old grandson.

His wife Annelize was viciously attacked and tortured in full view of their 3 year old grandson, the attackers tthreatened to “burn to toddler alive in a oven” if the family do not comply.

Peet arrived at his home while the robbers were already busy looting the family home, they then shot him with a shotgun before he could even react.

His son Pc said his father died a hero.