Former 50/50 presenter Johann Botha has been killed during a robbery in Maboneng according to online reports.
Reports say the presenter of the SABC 2 show was shot and killed last night at about 19:30 PM along with the owner of the Zebra Inn bar when the bar was robbed.
Police spokesperson Kay Makhubele says four suspects entered a restaurant in Maboneng and demanded cash from the owner.
“Four suspects, three men, and a woman entered the restaurant, bought food and pointed a firearm at the owner and demanded cash. During the process two people were shot and killed,” says Makhubele.
police are investigating two cases of murder and business robbery. At the time of his death, Botha was working as a producer for the actuality show Carte Blanche.
He was also a radio personality and worked on KykNet’s Projek Aardwolf.
One of the best shows on radio ever! RSG Tempo, met Johann Botha. RIP Johan. You will be missed. #JohannBotha
— Barney Simon (@BarneySimon) June 8, 2017
— Ilanit Chernick (@LanC_02) June 8, 2017
— Anton Meijer (@antonnies) June 8, 2017
Our sincere condolences to his family, friends and heart sore fans.
— 50|50 human nature (@5050TV) June 8, 2017