Men tie up domestic, take owner’s clothes

2015-01-29 00:00

TWO men yesterday entered an Ashburton home, tied up the domestic worker with cable ties and stole all the clothes from the cupboards.

Sicelo Shabalala said his domestic worker was feeding his Rottweiler in the courtyard of his Nyala Road home at around 9 am yesterday, when a man approached her while his accomplice waited in a car outside the gate.

The man said he knew Shabalala and had been asked by him to come and inspect his home for electrical faults.

The domestic worker allowed the man into the house where he strapped her hands together with cable ties and told her not to cry.

The two men ransacked the entire house but only stole ­Shabalala’s clothes.

The distraught domestic worker asked not to be named and said she would not give comment.

Attempts to get comment from police were unsuccessful yesterday.

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