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Offline Rhodan

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I feared they'd molest my wife
« on: August 20, 2007, 07:56:05 am »
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A man who apparently had to wait next to a highway for Volkswagen's tow-in service for more than an hour after his car's engine failed, is in hospital after two armed robbers shot him in both thighs.

Louis de Nysschen, 42, from Muldersdrift on the West Rand, said the engine of his VW Caddy, which had done 17 000km, cut out near the R57 exit from the N1-highway to Bloemfontein at about 19:00 on Friday.

He and his wife, Sorelda, apparently immediately called Volkswagen's emergency back-up service and asked for help.

After they had been waiting for a long time, two men appeared next to their windows.

"One man hit the windscreen with a gun and demanded that I unlock the doors," said De Nuysschen.

"He shot me the moment I had unlocked the door."

Nick Dollman, a spokesperson for Netcare 911, said the bullet went through De Nysschen's one thigh and got lodged in his other thigh.

"When they started touching my wife, I feared that they would indecently assault her. I threw myself onto her and somehow managed to close the other door."

"The men again shouted that I must open the door, but I managed to start the car.

"We travelled about 2km before the engine cut out again," said De Nysschen.

Bill Stephens, Volkswagen's spokesperson, was unable to say why the emergency service failed to get to De Nysschen sooner.

He said Volkswagen would investigate and comment on Monday.

To make matters worse, robbers had also broken into the De Nysschen's home in Muldersdrift while they were gone.

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Re: I feared they'd molest my wife
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2007, 09:04:12 am »
I actually just dont know what to say...  >:(

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Re: I feared they'd molest my wife
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2007, 09:06:22 am »
 :tickedoff:



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Re: I feared they'd molest my wife
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2007, 09:31:43 am »
These threads doesn't get a lot of replies.  We are all so fed up with the crime.

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Re: I feared they'd molest my wife
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2007, 10:13:34 am »
Yet when I speak to family and friends, they maintain "oh we're fine, we haven't had a problem, why are you running away ?".  :confused:

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Re: I feared they'd molest my wife
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2007, 10:26:09 am »
Standard answer should be.  Cause I don't suffer from brain freeze.

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Re: I feared they'd molest my wife
« Reply #6 on: August 20, 2007, 10:28:07 am »
The poor man has a break down on the highway, gets shot and burgled on the same day! I feel so disgusted that this sort of thing happens everyday!  :tickedoff:

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Re: I feared they'd molest my wife
« Reply #7 on: August 20, 2007, 10:32:25 am »
Basically if are a white male, you get shot, and the white females get raped.

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Re: I feared they'd molest my wife
« Reply #8 on: August 20, 2007, 10:51:37 am »
I am so grateful to be here in NZ! When i was in SA, I was always paranoid about getting followed or hijacked or robbed. I now feel free. I don't have the constant paranoia of looking over my shoulder. It is a great feeling that I wish everyone could feel in SA but sadly can't...

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Re: I feared they'd molest my wife
« Reply #9 on: August 20, 2007, 11:30:16 am »
the paranoia is enough to drive any sane person looney. Over and above everything else that a normal family has to face each day, is the added weight of constantly having to be super concious of safety. I am sick of it
"never let the fear of striking out,keep you from playing the game"

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Re: I feared they'd molest my wife
« Reply #10 on: August 20, 2007, 12:15:11 pm »
 :tickedoff: I'm with you Naz. Just the thought that I still have family there makes me worry like crazy. Luckily Mags & Kie are on their way out, but my mom and stepdaughter ...  :'(
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Re: I feared they'd molest my wife
« Reply #11 on: August 20, 2007, 10:28:41 pm »
I have no more comments left for all the rubbish that goes on in SA :tickedoff:


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Re: I feared they'd molest my wife
« Reply #12 on: August 21, 2007, 07:09:58 am »
 I am wondering if I am getting too paranoid :-\
Yesterday I was dropping a little boy off and had to park in the driveway in front of the gate and this red car with four guys in came cruising past then turned around in the road just past the house and came cruising past me again.  I screamed at my son who was still in the car to get our NOW cos I was sure we were going to be hijacked.  I can't bear living like this anymore I am turnig into a wreck. :'(



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Re: I feared they'd molest my wife
« Reply #13 on: August 21, 2007, 07:28:51 am »
you and most of the population. I am sure there are lots of people who can tell you similar stories. I have been on guard for years now, ever since my best friends dad was shot dead in his driveway during a hijacking. That has scarred me for life.
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Re: I feared they'd molest my wife
« Reply #14 on: August 21, 2007, 07:34:05 am »
It's awful Naz I find when I go to a restaurant now I mentally look for the best place to shove my kids in case the restaurant has an armed robbery.