WATCH: Dramatic footage shows police rescuing kidnapped baby

2019-06-14 12:12

Dramatic new video footage shows UK police rescuing a kidnapped baby who was abducted from his Birmingham home.

Ten people kidnapped by armed group in eastern DRC

2019-05-23 22:50

Ten people have been kidnapped by an armed group in the Beni region of eastern DR Congo, local sources say.

Nigerian police free 27 hostages, including five Chinese

2019-05-10 17:44

Nigerian police have freed 27 hostages kidnapped in recent weeks, police officials say, including five Chinese citizens.

'They knew my name, my son's name' - top lawyer Charity Nzuza recalls dramatic kidnapping

2018-11-16 15:48

Charity Nzuza's kidnappers knew her by name and had full knowledge of her movements, she has told News24.

Man taking pics causes panic near Cape Town school amid abduction fears

2018-09-07 12:09

As child abduction fears heighten, a group of Cape Town primary school pupils have fled in panic, apparently to escape a motorist.

Missing Cape Town girl, 9, found murdered at dumping site

2018-08-30 15:03

Police officers are combing a dumping site in Bloekombos for clues after the body of nine-year-old Previledge Mabvongwe was found there.

'Leads' provided to kidnapped businessman's family prove fruitless

2018-07-13 12:32

It is almost a week since Parow businessman Liyaqat Parker was kidnapped and despite assistance by the public and police, he is still not home.

Family of missing Cape Town businessman appeals to kidnappers to release him 'unharmed'

2018-07-10 14:35

The family of missing Cape Town businessman Liyaqat Parker have appealed for him to be released as soon as possible.

Missing Cape Town baby found unharmed, babysitter arrested

2018-06-18 09:40

Members of the public who added 'eyes and ears' to the police search to find the baby and the woman have been praised by the police.

Mpumalanga boy whose kidnappers demanded Bitcoin found

2018-05-24 14:56

Mpumalanga police have confirmed that Katlego Marite, the 12-year-old boy who was abducted outside his home in eMalahleni this past weekend, has been found.


Ghana security forces free two kidnapped Canadians

2019-06-13 05:42

Two young Canadian women freed from their kidnap ordeal by Ghanaian security forces were unharmed, the government says, after the development volunteers were snatched at a golf club in the city of Kumasi last week.

Beekeeper back at work after kidnap ordeal: 'I don't want them to scare me'

2019-05-14 16:51

Kidnapped KwaZulu-Natal south coast beekeeper and golfer Yzelle Greyling refuses to be intimidated after her ordeal and is back at work braving swarms of bees after her rescue.

'We expect to get a call for ransom' - Gift of the Givers after receiving video of SA photojournalist

2019-04-29 17:30

Humanitarian organisation, Gift of the Givers, expects those who abducted missing South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed to make contact soon.

Child abduction videos appear to be hoaxes - police

2018-09-07 13:49

Video clips depicting child kidnappings and abductions, which have gone viral on social media, appear to be hoaxes, the South African Police Service says.

WATCH: Student narrowly escapes attempted kidnapping in Rembrandt Park

Family members and friends of Charmaine Erick are at a loss for words after the 21-year-old student was almost kidnapped in Rembrandt Park, north of Johannesburg. Watch.

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South African man feared kidnapped in Mozambique

2018-08-03 12:14

Andre Hanekom has been missing since Wednesday after he was allegedly shot in the arm and bundled into the boot of a car in Mozambique.

'Syndicates' continue to cash in on kidnappings of wealthy businessmen

2018-07-12 05:45

Kidnapping wealthy businessmen in South Africa continues to be a profitable activity for apparent criminal syndicates as they become more brazen.

'Around the clock' manhunt underway for Cape Town businessman's kidnappers

2018-07-10 13:56

Detectives are following up on all leads and 'working around the clock' to find Cape Town businessman Liyaqat Parker, after he was allegedly kidnapped outside his work premises in N1 City.

'Kidnapping danger growing'

2018-05-27 14:53

Crime experts have predicted that kidnapping children for ransom will become a trend in South Africa.

Gunmen kidnap German nurse in Somalia capital

2018-05-03 13:08

Armed men have abducted a German nurse working for the International Committee of the Red Cross from a compound in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, the aid group says.

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