Police identikit of one of the kidnappers

The South African Police have released an identikit of one of the suspects in the kidnapping of two children.

The man is believed to be one of the three kidnappers who broke into the Shabani home in Hlalanikahle in the early hours of Sunday morning, on January 28.

An identikit of one of the suspected kidnappers

The 13 year-old Gabasile Shabani and his 15 month-old nephew Nkosikhona Welcome Ngwenya were kidnapped at gunpoint. Gabasile has albinism and has a twin sister.


Two children kidnapped

Gabisile Shabani (13) kidnapped along with a young baby

The Shabani family suspects that the kidnappers were targeting another baby in the family who also has albinism.

Nothing else was taken from the house except the two children whose whereabouts remain unknown.

Police have opened housebreaking and kidnapping cases and an earnest appeal is made to anyone with information that may assist in locating the children and the perpetrators to contact Colonel One Thobejane: 082 372 2195, Lieutenant Colonel Poppy Maseko: 082 600 8532 or Warrant Officer Johannes Khomo: 073 995 7655 or the SAPS Crime Stop number, 08600 10111.

Solly Maseko

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