Three arrested for kidnapping and extorting e-hailing driver in CT

Three men have been arrested for allegedly kidnapping and extorting an e-hailing service cab driver in Bellville, in Cape Town

The trio – aged 26, 28 and 40 – are believed to be members of a local taxi association.

They allegedly posed as clients luring the e-hailing taxi operator to a specific location in Bellville.

On arrival, they ordered the driver to drive to the taxi rank where a substantial amount of money was demanded for his release.