Kidnapping case opened after 15-year-old allegedly abducted in Eastern Cape
Kidnapping case has opened after 15-year-old girl allegedly abducted from Eastern Cape following details from Facebook post.
Provincial police spokesperson Captain Mali Govender said the aunt of Siphelele Kila told police that she had been sent by her grandmother to a shop in Joza.
“Earlier today (Sunday), Siphelele posted on Facebook that while she was on her way to the shop, a silver-grey Avanza with no number plates stopped next to her. The driver, an African female with two other African males who had a Zulu accent, asked for directions to Extension 7. She showed them the directions,” Govender said.
“The driver allegedly asked her to come with so that she can show them Extension 7 and she got inside the vehicle. They then drove with her towards Ntsika High School and at the robot she asked them where they are going. She was ordered to shut up.”
Govender said the vehicle had allegedly stopped at an unknown place and Kila was forced inside the boot where she saw another girl.
“The matter was reported at Joza SAPS. A case of kidnapping was opened as well as a missing person enquiry.”
It was unclear at which point Kila had made the social media post.
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding her disappearance.
Kila had been wearing a white top, black tights and pink sandals at the time of her disappearance.
Phone Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or investigating officer Captain Anton Annandale on 082 301 9703.
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