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11 February 2020 04:56

Rangers F.C. Alfredo Morelos Aberdeen F.C.

Rangers chairman Dave King 'held at gunpoint in South Africa'

Rangers chairman Dave King was held at gunpoint during a robbery in South Africa, it has been reported. The Ibrox chief, who announced plans to step down in November, said he may leave the country after the "brazen" daylight attack outside his Johannesburg office. Dave King. Mr King, 64, who was born in Glasgow, revealed he feared for his life during the incident on February 3. He told The Times: "As I arrived at the office they came up behind me," I was angry about the violation and that I am living in a country which no longers appears to have a rule of law.

"Both of my daughters have been held up at gunpoint recently, one time while my grandchild was in the car. It's a pandemic. RANGERS chief Dave King was "scared for his life" after an armed robber pointed a gun to his head. The Ibrox chief was involved in a terrifying raid outside his offices in Johannesburg, South Africa. 2 Mr King was robbed Credit: PA:Press Association And now he's considering leaving the country on a permanent basis.

The Times reports that King said that he was ambushed outside his office last Monday by men armed with handguns. The yobs threatened his security guard and office manager before stealing his laptop and expensive Patek Philippe watch - worth thousands. He said: "As I arrived at the office they came up behind me. "One of them pointed a gun at my head and another took my watch off my wrist. 2 The incident happened in Johannesburg Credit: Alamy "I was scared for my life.

I said to myself, 'Let's not be brave and let's not be stupid. "One of them said, 'Where's your money?', so I took all my cash out and gave it to them. King revealed that both of his daughters had recently been held up at gunpoint - once with his grandchild nearby. MOST READ IN RANGERS Exclusive SUPER ALFIE Ex-Rangers striker McSwegan backs Morelos to break 40-goal barrier Video Training outburst Miller on time Ferguson said to Advocaat 'your training is s**** anyway' EXTRA BRIEFS Rangers fans given chance to buy home end tickets for Euro clash with Braga Revealed LEAGUE BATTLE Is Kilmarnock vs Rangers on TV? Channel, live stream and kick-off time OLD FIRM DOUBLE Stendel hopes win over Rangers can give Hearts confidence against Celtic ON THE DOLE Ex-Rangers star Bougherra sacked after just six months in first management job Now he's said that he's considering leaving South Africa on a permanent basis. He said: ""The lifestyle is very good here. I'm sitting here in the sun and it's beautiful, but you are now constantly looking over your shoulder. "My mood just now is that my kids and grandkids should not be being brought up in South Africa. "It's something the whole family is reflecting on." Rangers fan Victoria Searle dazzles supporters by creating spectacular Light Blues top covered in Swarovski crystals We pay for your stories and videos! Do you have a story or video for The Scottish Sun? King is considering moving from South Africa after being robbed near his Johannesburg office Masked men pointed a gun at the head of Dave King, the multimillionaire chairman of Rangers, during a robbery. Mr King, 64, who was born in Glasgow, has revealed he is contemplating leaving South Africa after the incident outside his offices in Johannesburg. He arrived in the country in 1976 and went on to act as an adviser to the South African Reserve Bank before setting up the company Specialised Outsourcing. He is considering moving back to the UK, saying that the South African authorities had failed to stem a "pandemic" of crime and lawlessness. Mr King said that he was ambushed outside his office last Monday by men armed with handguns, who threatened his security guard and office manager. "As I arrived at the