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Manhunt for boys kidnappers continues

The manhunt for the kidnappers of Nayati Moodliar continues.

Nayati Moodliar
Nayati Moodliar
Local

JOHANNESBURG - The manhunt has intensified for the kidnappers of a 12-year-old South African boy who was held for ransom in Malaysia for nearly a week.

Nayati Moodliar was abducted in Kuala Lampur last Friday while making his way to school.

He was found unharmed at a recreational area.

Malaysian media have reported the kidnappers, whom police do not want to name, initially demanding a R2.5 million ransom but this was negotiated down to around R750,000.

Nayati’s family have now taken a short vacation to reflect on the incident.

His aunt Anuschia Moodliar said the case is still under police investigation.

The kidnappers could face the death penalty if arrested and convicted.

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