5 Kagiso houses burnt after woman kidnapped

Shops were also looted this week by frustrated community members while they were marching to the Mogale City municipal offices.

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JOHANNESBURG - Police say angry Kagiso residents in the West Rand have burned down five houses and a car wash after a woman had been kidnapped by a known member of the area.

Shops were also looted this week by frustrated community members while they were marching to the Mogale City municipal offices.

The police’s Tshepiso Mashele said: “It’s believed this is because of the lady that was allegedly kidnapped in Krugersdorp, a case of kidnapping was opened and the lady was safely reunited with her family. The investigation is still ongoing.”