Hein Kaiser
Journalist
3 minute read
28 Jul 2022
4:15 am

Gavel of justice only hammers already bruised survivors – GBV victim

Hein Kaiser

John 'Johnny Rocket' Schuurman will go on trial in August – ironically Women’s Month.

GBV. Picture: iStock

Lock this scumbag up, said a victim of gender-based violence (GBV) to The Citizen. John Schuurman, also known as Johnny Rocket, pleaded not guilty to charges of assaulting his former girlfriend and breaking her nose in January. Schuurman appeared at the Hatfield Magistrate’s Court on Monday. Videos and photographs seen by The Citizen show what a man, allegedly Schuurman, may be capable of, with graphic detail of what looks like an assault on two different men on three separate occasions. In one video, a man cowers before a person, alleged to be Schuurman, before he rips into the man’s hair...