News / South Africa

Melissa Nel
1 minute read
20 Sep 2018
12:25 pm

Former eMalahleni mayor hijacked

Melissa Nel

Lindiwe Ntshalintshali was hijacked and dropped off on the side of the road with a friend and they were found safe.

Lindiwe Ntshalinthali

The former executive mayor of eMalahleni Lindiwe Ntshalintshali was hijacked late on Wednesday night, reports Witbank News.

Her husband contacted a responder from the SACCW (South African Community Crime Watch) Flip Opperman, stating frantically that his wife had yet to arrive home and that he could not reach her on her cell phone.

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SACCW Witbank immediately contacted Witbank Police and assisted with their resources to locate our former mayor.

Her vehicle was later recovered in Ekangala and shortly thereafter Nshalintshali and her friend were found safe early on Thursday morning, where they had been dropped off next to the highway.

This is a developing story. Updates to follow as more information becomes available.

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