On the Devil's Trail | How I hunted down the Krugersdorp killers

24 April 2022 - 00:00 By Nicki Gules

The killing spree started in 2012. Eleven people had been brutally murdered by a group calling themselves Electus per Deus, but four years later no arrests had been made. In 2016 Capt Ben “Bliksem” Booysen took on the case and made headlines when he arrested Cecilia Steyn, the mastermind behind the heinous killings, along with five accomplices. ..

There’s never been a more important time to support independent media.

From World War 1 to present-day cosmopolitan South Africa and beyond, the Sunday Times has been a pillar in covering the stories that matter to you.

For just R80 you can become a premium member (digital access) and support a publication that has played an important political and social role in South Africa for over a century of Sundays. You can cancel anytime.

Already subscribed? Sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00.

Would you like to comment on this article?
Sign up (it's quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.