Student warns fellow Maties after kidnapping

2014-05-15 09:32
A traumatised Ilze-dene Oberholzer. (Anri Mouton, Die Burger)

A traumatised Ilze-dene Oberholzer. (Anri Mouton, Die Burger)

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Cape Town - A Stellenbosch University student warned fellow Maties to be aware of their surroundings after she was kidnapped and attacked near the campus.

Ilze-dene Oberholzer told Die Burger how she was bundled into a car by two men near the RW Wilcocks building where she was about to write a test on Monday evening just after 19:00.

The men drove off and started searching her for valuables.

Luckily she did not have her cellphone with her and managed to throw her car keys out the window.

Oberholzer said after driving for a bit, the men then stopped the car and tried to put her in another car.

She saw an ADT security vehicle a few hundred metres away and started running towards it. The guard then took her to a police station in Stellenbosch.

 The human resource management student told Eyewitness News that other Maties should be alert and suggested that women students don’t go out alone.

No arrests have been made yet.
- News24
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