Police rescues kidnapped victim in Joburg

Alleged kidnappers of Amy Lee de Jager arrested

Police rescue kidnapped victim during the arrest of alleged police impersonators in Tsakane.

PARKTOWN – Police on Friday, 06 September 2019, pounced on a suspicious vehicle parked at the police station at Tsakane in Ekurhuleni.

On approaching the vehicle, the officers found five occupants, one of them later confirmed to have been kidnapped and robbed of cash earlier.

Four suspects were taken into custody while police seized from the suspects and the vehicle, two (2) firearms – one of which was unlicensed, a police appointment card and other SAPS-issued items including handcuffs and a blue light.

It was also revealed that the suspects were at that stage allegedly demanding thousands of rands from the family of the kidnapped victim in exchange for his safe return.