The PI that cares

“Christian Botha is a man with a Heart of Gold”. Nothing can explain the absolute joy on a Father’s face after being reunited with his 7 year old daughter. Thank you Chris for everything you have done to assist us in this case. Without your input and assistance we would never have got this far! […]

Lynn Salzwedel

On 26 August 2009, my mom, Norma Rosley, was murdered in her home in Rondebosch, Cape Town. The SAPS proved to be completely and utterly incompetent. We soon realised that the only way to apprehend the culprit would be to hire private investigators. In November we hired a Cape Town based private investigation company after […]

Marita Alexander

Dear Christian, The Alexander family and I would like you to know how very grateful we are for your professional and cheerful help in solving the case of the missing 1780 Carl Friederich Lipoid violin. After nearly nine years’ absence, the violin as well as the John Stagg Bow are back safe and sound and […]

Brad & Cathryn Jones

Dear Christian, Finally we have peace of mind, thanks to you! After becoming totally dissatisfied and frustrated with the way the case of my wife’s kidnapping and extortion was being handled, we turned to you, which we should have done months before. After only a couple of days you managed to confirm our suspicions and […]

Deon de Villiers

It is a pleasure to praise and acknowledge an individual who displays the qualities of application, diligence, integrity and focus on goals when going about this work. It is therefore without hesitation that I commend Christian Botha for the manner in which he conducts his work as a private investigator of crimes. Almost a year […]

Daily Dispatch

I first met Christian in 1998 when I interviewed him for a story on corruption and was immediately impressed with his straightforward professional attitude. Since that time he has been involved in assisting the Daily Dispatch in investigations and has given advice on how best to research topics, many of which were in the public […]

Samantha Steenkamp

On 17 September 2004 I commissioned Mr. Christian Botha to conduct a preliminary investigation into the disappearance of my father, Mr. Alec Steenkamp. My father went missing on 16 September 1996. Due to an uncooperative and appealing Police Force, no leads had ever been followed up on and the case had been put aside like […]

PI with a “Heart of Gold”

Private Investigator Christian Botha will find whatever it is you are hiding. By Amalie Niland Mike Hammer himself never had as much fun as local PI Christian Botha. But unlike the American television detective, Mr Botha is not in it for the fame and fortune but because his heart requires him to. “Words cannot describe […]

More than Meets the Eye

Private Investigator Christian Botha will find whatever it is you are hiding. By Matt Ramsden How does an Umtata High School matriculant end up as the area’s most talked about private investigator just six months after first hitting the headlines? CIGARETTE smoke swirling towards the ceiling, Botha leans back easily in his office chair and […]

Special Assignment

Christian Botha worked very closely with me on a programme I did in East London about the Penguin Killings at the East London Aquarium. This program was broadcast on Special Assignment earlier this year. During the course of our investigation, Christian was invaluable to us.  He helped track down the girl who ultimately confessed to […]