Four arrested in Maketlwa hijack, kidnapping probe
The deputy minister of justice was abducted after visiting a patient at a Johannesburg facility on Sunday night.
JOHANNESBURG – Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says four suspects have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping and hijacking of the deputy justice minister.
Addressing Media on recent killings alleged to be political motivated - suspects arrested in relation to the hijack of the DP Makwetla. pic.twitter.com/IeccPgQYRh— RSA Police Minister (@MbalulaFikile) May 25, 2017
Thabang Makwetla was abducted after visiting a patient at a Johannesburg facility on Sunday night.
He was later dumped in Brits.
Makwetla was robbed of his bank cards and cellphone.
The minister has revealed that one of the suspects was out on bail at the time of his arrest.
(Edited by Masechaba Sefularo)