South Africa 23.6.2014 07:45 am

Man arrested for abducting child

Photo: Supplied

Photo: Supplied

A 39-year-old man was arrested in Zakariyya Park, near Lenasia, on Sunday for allegedly abducting a 13-year-old girl, Gauteng police said.

“The police were at a road block in Zakariyya Park where one man who was stopped was found with an abducted 13-year-old girl,” Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said.

“He was found with pornographic material and he was arrested. He is charged with kidnapping, sexual assault and possession of pornography.”

The man was arrested around 1pm, with the child, believed to be from Lenasia, taken to a place of safety.

The man was expected to appear in the Vereeniging Magistrate’s Court soon, said Makhubela.

 – Sapa

 

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