Man arrested for kidnapping

POLICE in Port Shepstone arrested a 45-year-old suspect after a missing person was found at his place of residence.

According to Port Shepstone SAPS Spokesperson Captain Mpinge, a case of kidnapping was opened in Hillcrest police station after 11-year-old Kholiwe Blose was taken from her home in KwaNyuswa area last month.

He said an extensive investigation led police to Bhobhoyi area thanks to the assistance of community members after the picture of the missing child was seen in print media.

The suspect was immediately arrested and taken to Hillcrest police station for detention.

He appeared in the Pinetown Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

The missing girl was taken to hospital for a medical check-up. — Supplied