Durban hijacking - cops make more arrests

2012-10-04 17:50
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Johannesburg - Two more people have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping of a KwaZulu-Natal woman earlier this week, police said on Thursday.

They were taken into custody in KwaMashu on Wednesday night, Captain Thulani Zwane said.

Dorothy Carlyle, 59, was assaulted and stabbed outside her home in Cadogan Drive, Durban North, on Tuesday afternoon. Her hijackers locked her in the boot of her silver BMW and drove off with it.

It was through technology that Carlyle was eventually saved after her last cellphone co-ordinates were traced to Newlands East.

Police picked up the trail of her captors again in kwaMashu when they withdrew cash from two cash points in C-section, taking out R2 000 before her daily withdrawal limit was reached.

She was later rescued in kwaMashu, thanks to a combined force of police, metro officers, staff from Marshall Security, her vehicle tracking company and residents.

After a shoot-out with the hijackers, police arrested two women and a man while continuing the search for two more men.

All five, aged between 15 and 22, would appear in the Durban Magistrate's Court on Friday.

- SAPA
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