A prominent Pinetown-based business woman was rescued in Witbank on Thursday evening, 07 November 2019, after she was kidnapped and held for about 162 days. The woman – Sandra Moonsamy – was kidnapped in Pinetown on 31 May 2019 when her Range Rover was forced off the road by three other vehicles. She was found bound in chains and is recovering in hospital.
The South African Police confirmed that her family received calls for a ransom of R140 million. Sandra Moonsamy, is the financial director of Crossmoor Transport and daughter of the billionaire CEOs of the company, Poonsamy and Lutchmee Naicker.
SAPS said that following an intensive investigation by the Hawks task team, a total of four suspects were traced and arrested – two in Johannesburg and two in Emalahleni (Witbank).
Source: SA People (Edited)