Police arrest two Pakistani men accused of kidnapping

Three Bangladeshi nationals were kidnapped from the OR Tambo International Airport.

FILE: They were arrested yesterday while en route to collect ransom money in the south of the city. Picture: Gadeeja Abbas/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - Police have arrested two Pakistani men accused of kidnapping three Bangladeshi nationals from the OR Tambo International Airport.

Two of the kidnapped men were captured in January while the other was taken last week.

Their alleged kidnappers were arrested in a joint operation between the SAPS and Johannesburg Metro Police.

They were arrested yesterday while en route to collect ransom money in the south of the city.

JMPD's Wayne Minnaar said, "The suspects who are in their 30s are being detained at holding cells at OR Tambo airport and will appear in court soon."