- Mar 26, 2010
More at : https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/gauteng-pupil-kidnapped-ransom-demanded-20200226A Gauteng pupil, Lindokuhle Masuku, has been kidnapped on Monday while waiting outside his school, Queens High, in Johannesburg, the Gauteng Education Department said in a statement late on Tuesday night.
Grade 8 pupil Masuku was waiting for his transport when he was taken, said the department.
“Subsequently, it is alleged that a ransom of about [R5 million] has been demanded for his release,” said Steve Mabona, the department’s spokesperson.
Police are investigating the 14-year-old’s kidnapping.
Johannesburg police officials haven’t immediately been available for comment.
At the same time, the department said a 15-year-old girl, Kate Spies, has gone missing.