Cape Town doctor found

2012-08-21 14:43
Neelum Mohamood (Photo supplied)

Neelum Mohamood (Photo supplied)

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Cape Town - A Cape Town doctor who disappeared on Monday after receiving threats was found, according to a family member.

Nizaar Marlie said his cousin, 24-year-old Neelum Mohamood went missing early on Monday morning, shortly after arriving at Groote Schuur Hospital where she works.

Minutes after getting to work, Mahomood apparently drove out of the complex and no one knows where she went.

But at 16:00 on Monday, Marlie posted a message on a Facebook wall stating that the doctor had been found safe and unharmed and provided no further details.

Mahomood, from Ravensmead, had apparently been receiving threatening messages and phone calls. On Sunday night, she sent a message to family members saying she was in danger.

Meanwhile, a man who claims his wife works with Mahomood said the young doctor had to be moved to another unit at the hospital “because of a stalker”.

“Some guy had been phoning her and leaving threatening messages, then yesterday [Monday] she messaged her parents saying that she was in danger.

“When they tried to contact her phone was off and no one could find her,” Patrick Swazi said.

Swazi said he and his wife are still not sure what happened but received an SMS from Mahomood saying she was back home and “not too hurt”.

Attempts to contact Mahomood and her family have been unsuccessful.

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