Kidnappers Demand R2 Million For Return Of Gauteng Schoolgirl

Amy Leigh de Jager asked for a hamburger and her brother after she was reunited with her family her aunt told The Times

Amy Leigh de Jager asked for a hamburger and her brother after she was reunited with her family her aunt told The Times

Moreover, hours after the six-year-old was kidnapped, her captors made contact with the De Jager family, demanding a ransom fee of R2-million for the release of their daughter.

According to Gauteng police spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele, De Jager, her mother and five-year-old brother were getting out of the auto when four balaclava-clad men approached the trio, pushed the boy aside and grabbed the little girl.

Captain Kay Makhubela, provincial police spokesman in Gauteng, confirmed the incident but said the details of what happened were still sketchy.

Police have appealed to the public for information to help with the search for Amy-Lee.

News of the shock snatching of the little girl has spread like wildfire on social media.

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Though police aren't confirming the ransom report, Ferdi Steyn, a friend of the De Jagers, has confirmed it to YOU.

Four men were seen loading de Jager into a white Toyota Fortuner, before driving off.

There has been mixed information saying that De Jager has been found and that is not true, she has not been found. "We don't know where they got her father Wynand's number", a family member told the Pretoria East Rekord.

De Jager was described as having brown eyes and brown hair.

He was also unable to confirm at this stage if the kidnappers were known to the family or the motive behind the kidnapping. "The whole town is looking for the [kidnappers'] auto".

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