Durban, South Africa: Irish tourist kidnapped was rescued by South African Police

Posted on October 11, 2012 • Filed under: Africa, Tourist Kidnapped

Dorothy Carlyle’s family said she told them she was repeatedly slapped and stabbed with a screwdriver by her captors who argued over when they should kill her as she was paraded around a township near the seaside city of Durban “like a trophy”. The 59-year-old was ambushed as she got into her silver BMW in a quiet suburb on Tuesday around 2.30pm by three men wielding knives who forced her into the boot, according to police. Read article

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