Kidnapped UJ student’s car retrieved

2013-08-02 12:28

The car used in the kidnapping of a University of Johannesburg student has been retrieved in Eldorado Park, according to a university spokesperson.

The 23-year-old student, who chose to remain anonymous, was allegedly grabbed from the Kingsway Campus and held hostage for an hour.

She told Eyewitness News that the man cable tied her hands and put her in the boot of her car before driving out of the university to draw cash from all her accounts.

The deputy vice-chancellor for strategic services, Prof Derek van der Merwe, said the SA Police Service was investigating and had retrieved the car from Eldorado Park, which is close to where the student was dropped off.

“The university is trying to obtain CCTV information and also checking the university entrance and exit data,” he told News24.

The case is under investigation by the Booysens hijacking unit.

The university is scheduled to meet with the student today.

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