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Woman among suspects arrested for kidnapping Port Alfred man

Jun 10, 2019
Woman among suspects arrested for kidnapping Port Alfred man

Port Alfred - Three men and a woman are expected in the Port Alfred Magistrate's Court to face charges of kidnapping and attempted murder, which is being investigated by the Nemato SAPS.

"On Wednesday, at approximately 23:15, the victim, aged 45 years, was at his house and he heard a knock on the door," described police spokesperson, Captain Mali Govender.

"He went to open and was attacked by four persons, who took him to a car and drove to a field close to Bathurst.

"They stopped and stabbed him several times."

She said that he managed to escape while the suspects allegedly attempted to slit his throat.

"He was found by a security vehicle and taken to the Port Alfred hospital. He is in a stable condition."

Captain Govender said that following an intense investigation by Detectives four suspects including a female have been arrested.

"The motive for the attack is not known and will be investigated."

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