Two people were arrested on Friday when police swooped on properties in Parow, Cape Town, after a mob took the law into their own hands in anger at the murder of Tazne van Wyk. The angry mob set alight three properties because they believed the occupants contributed to criminal activity[…]
Parents across the country were recently shaken by CCTV footage showing how even a momentary distraction could result in your child being kidnapped. The footage, taken at a mall in Umhlanga, depicted a man dressed as mall security calmly walking over to a trolley, picking up the 2-year-old inside and[…]
The family of a little boy snatched at a KwaZulu-Natal shopping centre is grateful to have him back. A security guard has appeared in court in connection with the abduction. This video has left many parents shaken. It shows a security guard snatching a toddler at a Umhlanga supermarket. Grandmother[…]
Cape Town’s beaches fill up over the festive season and the chaos and masses of people makes these packed areas prime spots for criminals. Recently, a Capetonian mother took to Facebook to warn others about an alleged kidnapping attempt she experienced on Strand beach. Rejéane Ritter explained how her family had[…]
The family of Shiraaz Mohamed is desperately seeking donations in pursuit of a R10 million ransom issued by his captors. The kidnapped photojournalist has been held in captivity in Syria by an unknown group since 2017, begging for support, aid and ultimately his life. Despite calls for help and various[…]
Gunmen have abducted six girls and two staff members from a boarding school in northern Nigeria, according to a police spokesman. Yakubu Sabo said armed men gained entry on Thursday into the Engravers College, a mixed boarding school in a remote area south of the city of Kaduna. They “took away[…]
The Laerskool Kollegepark teacher who was arrested on Wednesday for the kidnapping of Amy’Leigh de Jager, 6, in Vanderbijlpark, was allegedly using “narcotics” and owed money to drug lords. This is according to a WhatsApp voice note which a man who claims to be the teacher’s father sent to a[…]
JOHANNESBURG – Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says the Department supports the decision to suspend a teacher involved in the kidnapping of Grade R learner Amy’Leigh de Jager. The six-year-old was kidnapped on Monday morning outside the Kollegepark Primary School. Three suspects, one known to the De Jager family, were arrested on Wednesday. READ:[…]
The 6-year-old Grade R girl who was kidnapped by four men in front of Laerskool Kollegepark in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, at around 07:40 on Monday morning has been found and has been reunited with her family. National police spokesperson Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo confirmed to News24 that Amy-Lee de Jager has been[…]
Zephany Nurse, who was taken from her biological mother when she was three days old, told eNCA she just wanted to run home to her “mommy” – the woman who kidnapped her – when her real identity was revealed. “What if I didn’t need saving?” she told Anika Larsen in[…]
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