Mpumalanga police have called on the public to assist with information that will lead to the arrest of three men accused of kidnapping two children in Vosman, Witbank.
It is alleged that on Sunday night, three men broke a window in order to get inside the house and abducted the 13-year-old girl and her one -year –old younger brother. The kidnapped girl is one of the family members who are suffering from albinism.
It is alleged that the family of the children tried in vain to save them as they were held at gunpoint and ordered to back off, while the villains ran and disappeared in the dark.
“We appeal to community members to assist us with information that can lead to the suspects’ arrest.
If you know something concerning this case, please contact Colonel Thobejane at 082 372 2195, Lieutenant Colonel Poppy Maseko at 082 600 8532, Warrant Officer Johannes Khomo at 073 995 7655 or the SAPS Crime Stop number, 08600 10111,” Mpumalanga police spokesperson Colonel Mtsholi Bhembe said.
Bhembe said nothing else was taken from the house except the children. Police have opened housebreaking and kidnapping cases.