Kidnapped woman rescued from car boot thanks to tracker signal

2013-10-09 08:40

A woman who was kidnapped during a robbery in Randfontein on the West Rand yesterday was unharmed but “traumatised”.

Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said she was rescued from the boot of a car and three men were arrested in connection with the robbery.

“A tracker company picked up the signal in Brixton. Metro police joined in the chase and three men were arrested.”

He said two unlicensed firearms, three cellphones and jewellery were found in the possession of the men.

“The woman was not hurt, but she was traumatised,” Minnaar said.

The three were expected to appear in the Randfontein Magistrates’ Court within 48 hours of their arrest.

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