IN-DEPTH | 'Moti brothers could've already been moved across provinces, borders' - kidnapping expert

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(Back from left to right) Zia, Alaan, Zayyad, and Zidan Moti were kidnapped while on their way to school.
(Back from left to right) Zia, Alaan, Zayyad, and Zidan Moti were kidnapped while on their way to school.
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A week since the four Moti brothers were kidnapped en route to school in Polokwane, it appears that little progress has been made in finding them.

The brothers, Zia, 15, Alaan, 13, Zayyad, 11, and Zidan, six, were being driven to school last Wednesday when a group of armed men forcefully removed them from the BMW they were travelling in, leaving their driver behind.

The driver was not harmed, and the children's cellphones were dumped in the veld, where they were later recovered. Their father, Nazim Moti, is the chief executive of Auto Moti, a car dealership in Polokwane, which has been in business for over 25 years. 

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