According to new reports, an endangered species hunter was shot dead in South Africa after his truck broke down.
Riaan Naude, head of Pro Hunt Africa, 55, was found dead next to her car in Marken Road, Limpopo. Police said they did not have a motive.
Two shotguns were found in Naude’s car near the Kruger National Park wildlife reserve, local store Maroela Media June 9 report.
The nonprofit Heritage Group said Naude was fatally shot by a man standing next to him when the hunter stopped his car near Mokopane after it overheated. by Metro UK.
“His car overheated and he was shot execution style next to the car in Limpopo,” Twitter account “XposeTrophyKilling” said in a post.
The group said two men got out of a white Nissan pickup and one shot him, the outlet reported.
The man “shot him in cold blood at close range,” Mirror reported.
HPG said the couple grabbed a gun from him and ran away.
According to reports, a herder heard gunshots and witnessed a Nissan truck speeding away.
Police confirmed that Naude – who regularly shares pictures of himself with the animals he killed while hunting – was shot dead, the report said.
Police lieutenant colonel Mamphaswa Seabi said police found Naude’s body “lying on his back” with “blood on his head and face”, according to multiple news outlets.
“The motive for the attack and subsequent murder is still unknown at this stage,” he said.
Naude’s company, based in North South Africa, labels itself as “hunting apparel and Eco Safari”.
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According to Pro Hunt Africa’s price list, the business charges $350 per day for a game of prey, $2,500 for a crocodile and $1,500 for a giraffe.