Shop manager shot 14 times

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A MANAGER at ArcelorMittal Steel in Vanderbijlpark, south of Joburg, was gunned down on Wednesday, 17 March.


Peet Snyders (47), who was top of ArcelorMittal's coke activities, was on his way home when he was murdered by unknown suspects wearing balaclavas.


ArcelorMittal CEO, Kobus Verster, communicated something specific of sympathies to Snyders' family.


"The organization is offering backing to his family, including advising administrations, during this troublesome time," he said.


Verster said conditions around the shooting were obscure.


"The organization will collaborate completely with the examination to assist the specialists with getting the lower part of this wrongdoing so the culprits are brought to book," he said.


Peets vehicle: The Chevrolet Trailblazer the 47-year-old was gunned in.


Police representative, Brigadier Mathapelo Peters, said a manhunt was dispatched to discover the suspects behind the shooting.


"It arose during the starter examination that the perished was driving at the intersection of Delfos and Hertz Boulevard when around four male suspects, all furnished with guns, wearing white balaclavas, landed from a green vehicle with obscure enrollment numbers and discharged numerous shots at the expired's vehicle, slaughtering him immediately," she said.


Peters said the rationale in the murdering is yet to be resolved.


"Any individual who may have seen the occurrence or have data that could prompt the dread of the suspects is encouraged to contact their closest police headquarters or call Crime Stop on 08600 10111," she said.

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