Heavily armed bodyguards give Nelson Mandela Bay residents the jitters

Close protection details gaining in popularity due to surge in kidnappings targeting business executives and risk to taxi bosses

Private bodyguards armed to the teeth protecting high-risk individuals near schools, in restaurants, and other public places have Nelson Mandela Bay residents on edge.

The protection details, openly sporting high-calibre weapons, have become the go-to of the wealthy and businesspeople in highly competitive industries. ..

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