Kidnapper flees with baby boy from taxi in Cape Town

2020-01-18 15:50

Western Cape police are looking for a woman who gained a mother's trust before kidnapping one of her twin boys in Cape Town this week.

KZN mall security guard nabbed for allegedly kidnapping young boy

2019-12-22 14:33

The boy was shopping with his grandmother in Umhlanga when he was kidnapped, allegedly by a security guard.

Amy'Leigh's mother opens up about kidnapping: 'She isn't coping, it's been two months of hell'

2019-11-14 08:26

According to her mother, Amy'Leigh has never been afraid of people, which she is now, she doesn't trust easily - even her parents.

Missing Durban businesswoman found after six months - Hawks

2019-11-08 08:35

A missing Durban woman who was brazenly kidnapped from Pinetown six months ago has been found, the Hawks confirmed to News24 on Friday.

Two in custody for allegedly kidnapping foreign national and demanding R2m

2019-10-07 19:43

Two people were arrested over the weekend for allegedly kidnapping a foreign national and demanding a R2m ransom.

WATCH | Pink balloons go up at Laerskool Kollegepark to celebrate Amy-Leigh's safe return

2019-09-03 16:37

Joy and laughter were palpable outside Laerskool Kollegepark in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, following the news that kidnapped Grade R pupil Amy-Leigh de Jager was safe in the hands of her parents.

13 times the heirs to massive fortunes disappeared under mysterious or disturbing circumstances

2019-05-12 21:13

Patty Hearst, the Lindbergh baby, and John Paul Getty III are just three famous heirs that were kidnapped.

6-month-old infant snatched in Mokopane

2019-03-30 10:00

Police in Limpopo are on the hunt for a woman in her 20s believed to have snatched a six-month-old baby at a Mokopane shopping centre on Thursday.

Ex-kidnapping victims: Jayme Closs needs space, time to heal

2019-01-12 17:12

Former kidnapping victims say 13-year-old Jayme Closs must be allowed to discuss her ordeal on her own terms as she tries to recover from her traumatic experiences.

Officials, expert reveal possible SA links to kidnap of Tanzanian tycoon

2018-10-20 22:24

Police officials and a security expert have revealed possible South African links to the kidnapping of Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji, who was released unharmed,


US prosecutors say a woman pretended to be pregnant at the same time as her best friend, then kidnapped her newborn and tried to pass it off as her own

2020-01-08 15:32

Magen Fieramusca is charged with kidnapping and evidence tampering. Police say she abducted her friend's baby and tried to pass it off as her own.

Dirco 'in talks' with Equatorial Guinea after South African possibly kidnapped

2019-11-23 10:10

A South African appears to have been on board a ship that was attacked by "pirates" while en route to Equatorial Guinea.

Rescued Durban businesswoman was kept in chains, kidnappers demanded R140m ransom - Hawks

2019-11-08 14:24

Four people have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping of Durban businesswoman Sandra Moonsamy, whose abductors allegedly demanded R140m for her release.

WATCH LIVE | Amy’Leigh kidnapping: Judgment to be delivered in bail application

Tharina Human, Pieter van Zyl and Laetitia Nel, three of the four people accused of kidnapping 6-year-old Amy'Leigh de Jager, are expected to appear in the Vanderbijlpark Magistrate's Court for judgment in the bail application. Watch live.

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EXCLUSIVE: Amy’Leigh suffers from ulcers and nightmares following kidnapping trauma

2019-09-26 13:22

It enrages her to think her darling's innocent childhood is now marred by nights of anxious sweats, nightmares, stress and trauma that just won't go away.

Man arrested for allegedly kidnapping and raping his ex-girlfriend

2019-08-11 20:34

Police in the Eastern Cape have arrested a man who has been accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and raping her at his home on Saturday.

An American tourist and her driver who were kidnapped in Uganda were rescued unharmed

2019-04-08 10:53

An American tourist and her driver have been rescued after they were kidnapped by four armed men last week in a national park in southwestern Uganda.

Boy fights off kidnappers

2019-01-17 12:42

“I thought I would never see my family again. They opened the door, grabbed me, put a blanket over my head and then one of the men sat on top of me so I could not move.”.

Concerns raised over 3 cases of child kidnappings in Gauteng

2018-12-13 18:21

Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane has expressed concern over three incidents of kidnapping of young children in the province since the beginning of the month.

Kidnap for ransom racket exposed

2018-10-02 15:45

A 47-year-old foreign national appeared briefly in the local court on Monday for the conspiracy to kidnap the son of a local businessman for ransom.

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