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Missing Cradock siblings found in Pretoria, couple arrested for kidnapping

Dec 18, 2019
Missing Cradock siblings found in Pretoria, couple arrested for kidnapping

Cradock - The Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual offences Unit in Cradock reacted on a tip off from the public and managed to arrest the Olivier couple at a shelter for homeless just outside of Pretoria.

"The minors where kept for safe keeping at the South African Relief Project until they were handed over into the care of their legal guardian, the grandfather, Mr. Marius Olivier," described police spokesperson, Captain Lariane Jonker.

"The Olivier couple between the ages of (31) and (35) will appear before the Themba Magistrate's Court on Wednesday on charges relating to kidnapping and contravention of a court order.

According to the police, the minors went missing on Friday after an arranged visit with their biological parents.

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