Former minister Siphiwe Nyanda 'fine' after hijacking

2016-03-23 12:54

Johannesburg - Former communications minister Siphiwe Nyanda was left unhurt after he was held up and hijacked in Rooihuiskraal, Centurion.

"They pointed a gun at him, but no shots were fired," Gauteng police spokersperson Colonel Noxolo Kweza said on Wednesday.

Nyanda's Porsche Panamera was hijacked on Tuesday night. The car was later found abandoned near where it was stolen.

Kweza could not say whether anything was stolen from the car and this would form part of the police's investigation. A hijacking case was opened.

Nyanda's daughter Ziyanda told PowerFM on Wednesday that her father was fine and at home.

#SiphiweNyanda's daughter Ziyanda says her father is fine & at home. She says the car has also been found

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#SiphiweNyanda his daughter Ziyanda says the family would like to thank all the those who sent them well wishes.

— POWER987 News (@POWER987News) March 23, 2016

Gauteng human settlements department spokesperson Keith Khoza wrote a post on Facebook on Tuesday night, asking people to be on the lookout for three black men driving a blue Porsche Panamera in Centurion.

Khoza told News24 that after friends told him about Nyanda’s hijacking, he decided to spread the word on social media.

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