A businessman from Laudium, southwest of central Pretoria, Aftab Haidri of the Q&A Cellular in Bengal Street, who was abducted on Thursday night, is still missing.
The victim was traveling on the R55 and was allegedly pulled over by bogus police in a white Volkswagen (VW) Polo with blue lights.
According to reports from a community WhatsApp group, it is reported that the victim was on his way to Eldoglen when he was abducted.
The police have confirmed that his VW T-Cross was also stolen. The incident happened at around 21:00.
“I can confirm the incident happened and a case was opened,” says provincial police spokesperson Colonel Dimakatso Nevhuhulwi.
Nevhuhulwi adds a team has been activated to work on the case and follow any leads received.
She says that thus far the victim’s vehicle was recovered on Friday, but the victim is still missing.
She urges anyone with information that might help the safe return of the victim to come forward.
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