Tasbet boy disappears in front of friends


They were playing in the street when three men took them by surprise.

The police in eMalahleni are appealing to the community to help them find 13-year-old Kathlego Marite.

Kathlego was kidnapped by three unknown men while playing with friends in the eMalahleni area of Tasbet Park this week.

Cops say the men were driving a gold Toyota Corolla on Monday afternoon and when the car stopped near them, one of the men in the car got out and took Kathlego.

The incident happened in Frangipani street, Tasbet Park Extension 1.

Police say Kathlego’s friends saw one of the men was wearing a green jacket

“Kathlego’s friends ran to his mom and told her about the ordeal. She in turn reported the incident to the police,” police spokesman Brigadier Leonard Hlathi said.

Anyone with information should call the cops on 071 352 6007 or 08600 10111.

(edited by MLM)

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