JUST IN: 5 mabhinya (kidnappers) arrested after exchanging gunfire with police (SEE PHOTOS)


Police on Tuesday arrested a gang of alleged armed kidnappers who had 7 children with them. The children whose ages range from four to seven were being kept at a house in Norton and may have been kidnapped but that is yet to be confirmed. The kidnappers were subdued and apprehended after reportedly exchanging gunfire with the police. None of the children was hurt in the process.

“Five men in the business of kidnapping young children holding them captive in a house there were caught in Norton this morning.” said a source.

Independent Legislator for Norton, Temba Mliswa commented on the matter saying,

I wish to commend Norton Police for apprehending the armed robbers. Details surrounding the children that were found with the robbers are still being investigated but the vigilance of the police is exemplary, thank you and well done for a good job.

– Pindula

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