No kidnapping case after 162 NW pupils ‘abducted’

No kidnapping case after 162 NW pupils ‘abducted’

Police say no kidnapping case has been laid after 162 pupils were allegedly abducted from a school in North West.

Tirelong Secondary School

North West police have urged parents to open cases of kidnapping if their children were abducted from Boons Mega Farm School on Tuesday.

The pupils are being housed there after their school, Tirelong Secondary School, was vandalised during the December holidays.

The provincial department of education claims that the pupils were abducted by a group of drunk people.

Police spokesperson Adele Myburg says they are only investigating cases of malicious damage to property after the group allegedly damaged school property.

“The case we have is off malicious damage to property by the school principal, it was opened at the Rustenburg police station yesterday, allegedly this incident took place on Monday at 9PM, according to the information available it is alleged that at Boons Mega Farm School there was a bunch of people that stormed the school and broke open the gate to gain access to the school.”

Myburg says no arrests have been made.

“As far as kidnapping is concerned, no case has been opened. We would like to request parents to come forward and report it to the local police so that we can investigate."


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