Someone tried to kill me - Krejcir

2013-07-24 15:57
(EWN, Twitter)

(EWN, Twitter)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Johannesburg - Someone tried to kill Czech businessman Radovan Krejcir by setting off explosive devices near his car, he said on Wednesday.

"Someone out there tried to kill me," Krejcir told Sapa.

This happened earlier on Wednesday at a parking lot of his offices opposite the East Gate shopping centre in Bedfordview.

Krejcir said he heard loud noises like bullets being fired from a car he parked next to, and was probably set off by remote control as there was no one in that car.

He said he had never seen the car before.

Police spokesman Lungelo Dlamini said an attempted murder docket had been opened.

"It is alleged that he arrived at the premises and parked his vehicle. As he was leaving the parking, an explosive device was detonated from the back of the vehicle, a VW Polo, parked opposite his vehicle," said Dlamini.

The VW Polo was stolen in Brixton, Johannesburg, in April.

"It was apparently parked on the premises yesterday [Tuesday] by an unknown person."

"Projectiles hit the vehicle on the driver’s side and the driver’s window and back window, leaving several holes. It is unknown who detonated the device as well as who parked the vehicle on the premises."

He said it had been established that the VW Polo was stolen in April at Brixton.

"It was apparently parked on the premise yesterday [Tuesday] by an unknown person."

Read more on:    radovan krejcir  |  johannesburg

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.