Gauteng man mysteriously vanishes after business meeting

2018-08-14 15:37
Bertus Anton and Nadia Bauermeister. (Photo: Supplied)

Bertus Anton and Nadia Bauermeister. (Photo: Supplied)

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

Family and friends of a young man from Johannesburg are anxious about his sudden disappearance after a business meeting on Monday morning.

The last time Nadia Bauermeister, who lives in Wilgeheuwel in Johannesburg, spoke to her husband Bertus (30) was around 7 am on Monday morning.

It was shortly after his business meeting in Randburg.

“He told me that everything went well with his appointment,” Nadia tells YOU.

That was the last time Nadia spoke to Bertus, a general manager at a company that sells household products. She’s tried reaching him on both his cell phones, but both devices are off.

The couple have been married for nearly four years and don’t have any children.

Nadia says although he seemed a bit disheartened the Sunday, she never suspected something was up. “I knew he was stressed because of work but not more than usual.”

“At this stage we really don’t know what happened. I’ve been so busy looking for him that it just hasn’t sunk in yet,” she says.

Nadia has filed a missing persons report at the Honeydew police station.

“We saw on CCTV footage that he stopped at a business park in Republic Road in Randburg. You can see him get out of his car with his gym bag instead of his laptop bag. Then he walks away. That’s the last time anyone saw him,” Nadia explains.

Bertus’ car, a silver BMW, was also found in the business park on Monday. It’s uncertain whether his meeting was at this office block.

“The police are now trying to get a search warrant to see if any money was withdrawn from his account,” Nadia says.

His colleague, Monique Lawrance, says the behaviour is completely out of character. “This is not how Bertus is at all. He is not someone who just disappears.

“He’s the type of guy who always lets you know where he is.”

Nadia asks that anyone who might have information contact the Honeydew police station in Randburg.

Read more on:    johannesburg

Join the conversation!

24.com 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

Inside News24

 
/News
Traffic Alerts

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Jobs in Western Cape region

Audit Senior

Cape Town
Tumaini Consulting
R180 000.00 - R216 000.00 Per Year

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Cape Town
Mass Staffing Projects
R500 000.00 - R700 000.00 Per Year

C# Team Lead

Cape Town
Goldman Tech Resourcing
R300 000.00 - R480 000.00 Per Year

Property [change area]

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

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 24.com network.

Settings

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.