The 12-year-old female child that went missing on Tuesday morning in Durban, has been found along with the 34-year-old neighbour. The missing duo was located after 11 PM in Richards Bay on the north coast of KwaZulu Natal by Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) officers.following up on the various tip-offs. After a 156 kilometres journey, RUSA officers were led to Corrania Corner in the suburb of Brackenham, Richards Bay. This after receiving several tip-offs from residents in the area. It is believed that the duo was found in the company of extended family. According to RUSA’s post, Seelan Shiva (34) left his home to spend the 12-year-old child’s birthday with his family after she had “complained of verbal abuse by her parents”.
“The child turned 13 today and he intended spoiling her on her birthday & seek employment in the same area during the week. Reaction Officers transported the grade 7 scholar and her neighbour back to Durban. Officers will be contacting the Investigating Officer shortly to confirm if any criminal charges are preferred against Seelan Shiva.”
The family of the 12-year-old child approached the security company after the duo went missing on Tuesday morning. It is believed that the child had run off with her neighbour’s husband after a relative reported spotting the two getting into a white Toyota Avanza in Isipingo, south of Durban.
The 12-year-old has been reunited with her family. It is unknown at this stage if criminal charges will be laid against the 34-year-old male.
Source: RUSA Facebook
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