Hijack victim found in Lanseria

Police tape. Picture: EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - A 35-year-old man who was hijacked and kidnapped has been found in Lanseria on Saturday morning.

It is believed the man, who was driving a Mazda 3 sedan, was kidnapped and forced to draw money from an ATM in Olivedale, north of Johannesburg.

The police's Katlego Mogale said, “At this stage, the police are talking to him [the man] as to ascertain where the suspects took him. The vehicle that he was driving, the white Mazda 3, is still missing.”

Meanwhile, the man's wife is thankful that her husband has been found safe and sound.

“It’s just amazing. I’m ecstatic and elated.”