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Kidnappings for ransom — part three: the SA syndicates

‘These guys are well resourced and financed, with state-of-the-art cellphone technology’

24 February 2022 - 19:38 By GRAEME HOSKEN, ARON HYMAN and TANKISO MAKHETHA

TimesLIVE Investigations found South African kidnapping-for-ransom syndicates emerged after gaining experience from their Mozambican counterparts, who started the scourge.

SA’s kidnapping syndicates are born out of some of Gauteng’s most impoverished townships...

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