Nanny on the run with baby, ransom demanded

2012-02-06 11:05

A babysitter is apparently on the run with her employer’s baby and has demanded a ransom.

However, police were unable to confirm the alleged kidnapping in Hestia Park, Pretoria, and urged the mother to report the matter, Eyewitness News reported today.

Mita Marobe called Talk Radio 702 this morning to say she had discovered her six-month-old child, Kgosietsile, and the babysitter were missing.

Several thousand rands, her cellphone and all the keys to the house were also gone.

It appeared as if the woman was holding the baby for ransom.

“The nanny said if we still want the baby we must give her R4 500 and not to go to the police,” says Marobe.

Marobe said nearby security guards told her they saw the babysitter with her child at about 5am.

According to EWN, the nanny’s name is Lynette Moyo. 

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