According to the online TV news report, on Friday 22 October 2021 Police conducted an operation which lead to the arrest of two suspects in Johannesburg CBD after rescuing 12 Somalian national hostages who were kept against their own will in a storage facility, circumstances leading up to the incident are still not established.
According to reports the arrested suspects were running a 'human storage' facility which they used to house people who were coming from outside South Africa, they would hold the foreign nationals hostage and demanded a certain amount of money from their families in order for them to be released.
The rescued Somalian nationals are kept safe and will soon be released to their families, more investigation will be done on the matter and the arrested suspects will soon be appearing in court to face charges of kidnapping.
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