South Africa (S.A) deputy minister of home affairs, Njabulo Nzuza, was hijacked by at least two gunmen on Thursday afternoon, this publication has learned through Sowetan Live.
National police spokesperson Brig Vishnu Naidoo said Nzuza had left a shopping centre in Midrand when he was followed and stopped by occupants of a blue VW GTi Golf with blue lights flashing.
âTwo men carrying handguns approached the deputy minister and forced him out of the driver’s seat and then on to the floor at the back. They drove around with him, withdrawing money from different ATMs,â Naidoo said.
The incident happened around 4.25pm on Thursday.
Nzuza was later dropped off in Mamelodi West. The suspects fled the scene with Nzuza’s Â blue Range Rover, two cellphones and his wallet.
No arrestsÂ have been made.
Police have urged the public to feed them with any information that can lead to the arrest of the culprits.
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