Former Springbok shot in house robbery

Former Springbok shot in house robbery

Police have confirmed that former Springbok rugby player, Naka Drotské, was shot in a foiled house robbery in Kameeldrift in the north of Pretoria on Thursday night.

Naka Drotské
Image courtesy: Rugby SA

Police spokesperson Kay Makhubela says a group of men broke into the house.


"They found people sitting in the sitting room, they pointed them with fire arms and a scuffle ensued," says Makhubela.


He adds Drotské was shot and is in a critical condition in Netcare Montana Hospital.


"A case of attempted murder and attempted house robbery has been opened."


Makhubela says police have not yet made any arrests.


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The 47-year old Drotské played for the Springboks between 1993 and 1999.

He was also a member of the 1995 team that won the Rugby World Cup.

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