Aug 9, 2022

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Kidnapped Mayfair schoolgirl found alive

The 11-year-old girl kidnapped outside EP Baumann Primary School in Mayfair, Johannesburg in November has been found.

Police spokesman Lt-Col Robert Netshiunda confirmed on Wednesday that the girl had been found, but was only able to elaborate on it after an investigation by the authorities. He couldn’t comment on her health as she was examined for mental and physical ailments.

He said she was found Tuesday evening.

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said he was was pleased that the 5th grade student was safe.

“According to our information, the mother of the student received a call from the police this morning asking her to take her child to the police station .

“We are very pleased about the good news about the safe return of this student. We will use our psychosocial unit to offer her additional advice given the trauma she was exposed to, “said Lesufi.

The child was abducted on November 17th after being at school As was by law at the time, she waited in line to be disinfected and have her temperature checked according to Covid-19 regulations as men swinging AK47s , called her name.

She looked up, identified herself, and was carried to a Toyota Yaris that sped away.

Councilor Rickey Nair said Wednesday morning it was great news. He said he heard from the police that they had a strong lead on the case.