Luyanda Cwele had just arrived at his Sunnyside home on Tuesday when a man with a firearm accosted him.
“He was locked in a bathroom until (Wednesday) morning. The gardener arrived… and the police were contacted,” said deputy provincial commissioner for detective services, Maj-Gen Tebello Mosikili.
The man left with electronic equipment, car keys, a wallet and jewellery. No arrests had been made.