Former mayor’s alleged hijacker in court this week


THE man accused of hijacking and kidnapping former Ehlanzeni mayor, Lindiwe Ntshalintshali and a family member, is due to appear in the magistrate’s court in Ogies on Thursday. The hijack took place near Witbank last week.

The suspect will be charged with hijacking, kidnapping and robbery as he rode around with the victims in the car after having robbed them of their personal belongings, before dropping them off and fleeing in their vehicle. They were allegedly also assaulted at the time.