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Breaking News: Kidnapped Louis Trichardt businessman Shyam Premjee have been released



Shyam Premjee a 36-year-old businessman who was kidnapped on 9 April in Limpopo has been freed.

Reports gathered said he is reunited with his family and It’s still not clear if any ransom was paid for his release.

His vehicle was found abandoned just off Forestry road along the Meulbos dirt road.

Makhado police have made an urgent appeal for any information that might help locate well-known Louis Trichardt businessman, Mr Shyam Premjee, who was allegedly kidnapped by a number of unknown suspects earlier this morning.

According to provincial police spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo, the 36-year-old businessman had just left his home in Schimper Crescent when he was allegedly blocked by suspects travelling in two vehicles on the corner of De Vaal and Barnard Street.

“One of the vehicles allegedly blocked him in front and the other at the rear. Some shots were reportedly heard in the vicinity in of the scene,” said Mojapelo.

Mr Premjee’s Mercedes Benz GLC 250 was later found abandoned just off Forestry Road along the Meulbos dirt road. “The suspects were allegedly using a grey Hyundai Accent and another silver sedan and reportedly drove north along the N1 towards the Nzhelele road,” said Mojapelo.

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