The family of the missing young man is offering a reward of R200 000 for any information that could assist in finding him. The young man, Willem Kruger, is STILL missing on Thursday after he left Morgenzon in Mpumalanga early on Sunday morning. He never reached his destination in Groblersdal in Limpopo.
THE YOUNG MAN, WILLEM KRUGER, IS STILL MISSING
Willem Kruger (29) was last seen attending a bachelor’s party.
According to Sakkie Louwrens from Bushveld Crime Investigations, there was still no sign or clues on the whereabouts of Willem. He said a large-scale search is still currently ongoing around the Vaal River near the lodge.
Marilé Nieuwoudt earlier this week said footage from the lodge’s security cameras also does not show Willem leaving the premises.
A LARGE-SCALE SEARCH WAS LAUNCHED IN AND AROUND THE VAAL RIVER
Nieuwoudt is a member of the Bethal community policing forum and is currently in charge of the joint operational network (GOS).
A watercraft has been searching the water since Monday, with police diving teams from Nelspruit and Middelburg on the scene.
His worried family and friends had shared photos of him and his white Toyota Hilux (Dakar) double-cabin bakkie (FBH 948 L) on social media in the hope that someone with information could help locate him and his vehicle.
These posts are currently being shared widely on social media.
According to information on social media, Willem attended the bachelor’s party at Henbase Lodge between Morgenzon and Amersfoort.
HE WAS LAST SEEN ATTENDING A BACHELOR’S PARTY
It is believed he was last seen at 02:00 Sunday morning. Willam was seen wearing a blue shirt and khaki-colored trousers.
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He was supposed to drive from Morgenzon to Groblersdal. However, according to the latest reports, Willem may never have left the site on which Henbase Lodge is located.
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A group of volunteers, the Bethal GPF, and rural security structures were also helping to search.
Anyone with information is requested to call Marilé Nieuwoudt at 071 873 1184.