Police on Desperate Search for 2-Month-Old Baby Kidnapped During Home Invasion in Durban

Police on Desperate Search for 2-Month-Old Baby Kidnapped During Home Invasion in Durban

  • The Chatsworth police in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, are searching for an infant boy who was kidnapped from his home
  • The two-month-old baby was snatched by armed suspects who invaded the home on Saturday, 11 March
  • South Africans find the actions of the criminals despicable and hope for the safe return of the baby

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DURBAN - A two-month-old baby was snatched from his home in the Welbedacht West area of Chatsworth in Durban on Saturday, 11 March.

2-month-baby kidnapped in Durban
A 2-month-old has been separated from his parents after he was taken during a home invasion. Image: Emilija Manevska
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Armed men kidnap a 2-month-old baby

Chatsworth police have appealed to the public for help as the infant was taken from the home during a home invasion by armed suspects, according to TimesLIVE.

The armed individuals robbed the family of their belongings and snatched the baby before fleeing the house. The police have yet to release a picture of the missing child, although they are asking the public for assistance.

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SAPS has called on citizens to contact Captain Mthembu on 082 567 4188 or the Crime Stop hotline with any information regarding the missing baby and the suspects.

South Africans wonder what happened to the missing 2-month-old baby

Zacky Macaire said:

"Human body parts for rituals... witchcraft! Otherwise, they might just have a buyer who can't have children."

Debbie Massyn said:

"When you thought they couldn't get more evil."

Nkosinathi Mdanda said:

"Woman, oh woman, sometimes this might look like a mystery, and when you look deep into the scenario, the culprit is in the house may be the man who was told he's the father is not. The person who has taken the baby is the real father. Most of the time, these things are staged to cause confusion in a love triangle. Kodwa ke no comment. Some women would do anything to protect their skin."

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Pieter Rudolph said:

"Those people need to be found, and that baby... I believe SAPS can do a great job."

Mathulo Edith Rabotai said:

"May the baby return home safely, may he be found yoooh ha a hleng."

4 Arrested for allegedly kidnapping and hijacking victim found on LGBTQIA+ dating app

Briefly News previously reported that four men targeting members of the LGBTQIA+ community were arrested and charged with hijacking, kidnapping and extortion.

The group were arrested at a restaurant in Parktown in Gauteng after the hijacking, kidnapping and robbing of a 26-year-old man. The men allegedly chatted with the victim on an LGBTQIA+ dating app and lured him to a secluded area.

Police spokesperson Brigadier Athlenda Mathe said the victim was robbed of his personal items, including his bank cards, and Mercedes C180. She said the criminals used the victim’s cards to make several purchases.

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