Limpopo: In a concerted effort to eradicate any form of criminality in this Province, especially the serious and violent crimes, an Intelligence Led Joint Operation composed of the Provincial Tracking Team, Crime Intelligence and the Provincial Detectives, intercepted a kidnapping syndicate between last night 27 December 2017 and this morning, 28 December 2017.
Following information received by operatives about an alleged kidnapping incident in progress of a business man in the Thohoyandou Policing area, a sting joint operation was activated.
One suspect managed to escape and fled, the second suspect was arrested. The kidnapped victim was successfully rescued without any harm.
The arrested suspect will appear before the Thohoyandou Magistrate Court soon on charges of armed robbery, kidnapping, impersonating a Traffic Police Officer and extortion. The second suspect who is now identified, is still being traced.
Police investigations are still continuing.
— Arrive Alive (@_ArriveAlive) December 28, 2017