News 20.9.2017 11:09 am

Man hijacked and thrown off cliff

Rescuetech Search and Rescue members help lift the man to safety. PHOTO: South African Police Service Facebook page.

Rescuetech Search and Rescue members help lift the man to safety. PHOTO: South African Police Service Facebook page.

The man suffered moderate injuries.

A man claiming he was hijacked and thrown off a 60-metre cliff at Kloof Gorge in KwaZulu-Natal was rescued early this morning, Highway Mail reports.

Rescuetech Search and Rescue volunteers received a call from the Kloof Neighbourhood Watch at 3.30am alerting them to someone who was screaming for help in the Kloof Gorge.

READ MORE: Rustenburg couple survive dramatic hijacking

“We quickly got all our members up and ready to respond to emergency at Kloof Gorge. The neighbourhood watch and Blue security managed to locate which side of the Kloof Gorge the man was in. Two of our members walked down to the man to assess his injuries,” read the post on the Rescuetech Search and Rescue Facebook page.

Blue Security’s Andreas Mathios said the man’s hands were tied with cable ties behind his back when they found him. He claimed he was hijacked around 8.30pm on Tuesday and then thrown off the cliff.

READ MORE:

Rustenburg couple survive dramatic hijacking

– Caxton News Service

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