I then said: “Mr. Witbooi, I am the only child of the old man who was left for dead behind the front door of his home in Barrydale on the 10th of July — whom you are accused of having assaulted. I had been looking forward to spending a week with him in September, but as you can see this is now impossible.” The young man nodded; looked down; and said nothing.
I then continued: “Mr. Witbooi, my father was not a Christian many years ago. But there came a time in his life when he turned from his sins and received Jesus as his Lord and Saviour. That is why he is now in Heaven, and
waiting for me to join him.