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I was forced to do chores for kidnapped businesswoman, says ‘captor’

One of the accused says he was told he was going to do construction, not cook and clean for Sandra Munsamy

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In leg chains and confined to a room, Durban businesswoman Sandra Munsamy allegedly had two men whose task was to “care for her” while she was held hostage at a home in Emalahleni, Mpumalanga.

Cooking, cleaning and boiling water for her to have a bath were among the household chores that one of her alleged captors claimed he was ordered to do.

Munsamy, a key figure in the multibillion-rand Xmoor Transport family business empire, was allegedly kidnapped by armed men in May 2019, setting in motion a hostage and ransom drama that spanned six months...

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