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Doctor kidnapped, robbed, and gunned down, in staggering robbery

Welkom resident Dr. Simon Ngcobo was attacked in his Doorn neighborhood home.

The prominent medical doctor in was kidnapped, robbed of his cellphone and cash, and ultimately murdered.

Police spokesperson, said the doctor’s wife shopped with her two kids, aged two and five.

“While parking the car in the garage, the woman heard her five-year-old pleading for assistance and observed an unknown man pointing a handgun at her kid, according to IOL.

Another man had a firearm. “As soon as the doctor opened the door, the two suspects pushed themselves inside,” he claimed.

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“The doctor struggled but lost. The safe was plundered of cash and smartphones.

He stated the doctor had to drive the suspects away in his white Renault Duster vehicle.

Tracker spotted the car abandoned near Craib and Blenheim streets in Riebeeckstad, Welkom, after a lengthy search.

The doctor was found six meters from the car with his wrists tied behind his back and gunshot wounds to the head and chest. The scene declared him dead.

“The family was informed.”

House robbery and murder were investigated.

“If anybody has information on the suspects, Detective-Sergeant Andrew Lechesa of Serious and Violent Crimes can be called at 060 985 9330 or the Crime Stop hotline, 08600 10111,” he stated.

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