WC police search for kidnapped businessman

The 'Cape Argus' reports it’s not the first time Naushad Khan has been targeted after an abduction attempt in January.

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CAPE TOWN – Police are investigating the apparent kidnapping of an Athlone businessman.

Six armed suspects allegedly held up the 46-year-old and a colleague as they were leaving his store on Monday evening.

The suspects allegedly grabbed Naushad Khan and fled the scene.

The Cape Argus reports it’s not the first time Khan has been targeted after an attempted abduction in January.

The police’s Andre Traut says, “On Monday evening, a 46-year-old businessman and a 51-year-old female colleague were approached by six armed men outside their business in Athlone. The suspects fled the scene in a white Toyota LDV with an undisclosed amount of cash and they took the businessman with them. He has yet to be found. ”

(Edited by Masechaba Sefularo)