Alleged kidnapped elderly man found

GROBLERSDAL – The 61 year-old elderly man, Frank Mositsa who was allegedly kidnapped in Groblersdal, has been found.

Police said the joint search operation launched following Mositsa’s disappearance yielded positive results when the victim was found on Sunday 07 January 2018 morning on top of mountains near the former SAPS Training Institution in Malaeskop outside Groblersdal.

Lt Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe, Limpopo Provincial Police Spokesperson, said Mositsa was found alive with complications as a result of he could not talk, was penniless and his car missing.

Ngoepe said the victim was immediately taken to the local hospital for medical attention.

Groblersdal police had earlier launched a search operation for the missing victim who is from Vierfontein (Vleisboom), Takalaka section outside Groblersdal after it was believed he was kidnapped by unknown suspects.

It was alleged that the victim left his home to Groblersdal town together with his wife for shopping.

“On arrival, the wife went to another shop, leaving him queued inside a bank to get money. She waited for the husband until she realised that he was not coming and she decided to go outside to the parking lot to check him. On arrival she was surprised to find the car missing from where it was parked. At a later stage she saw it driving away very fast within the Central Business District (CBD),” explained Ngoepe.

Ngoepe further explained the wife tried to call her husband repeatedly until his cellphone was answered by an unknown man who later dropped that call, police were notified and a search operation ensued.

An Isuzu double cab with registration numbers DZ 05 BV GP in which the victim was driving is still missing, suspects involved in the matter are still unknown and no arrests have been made.

Anyone who can assist police with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspects and the recovery of the car may contact the crime stop number 08600 10111 or the crime line sms 32211 or the nearest police station.

 

Thapelo Motseo

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