Nelson Mandela Bay man back home after kidnap hell

Student nurse held hostage, beaten while ransom was negotiated with terrified sister

For three days a young Gqeberha man was tied up, beaten and forced to phone his hysterical sister to negotiate his own ransom after he was kidnapped and held hostage in Johannesburg.

But thankfully the nightmare ordeal ended in tears of joy on Friday afternoon as Divan Visagie, a student nurse at a private hospital in the Bay, embraced his sobbing sister in the arrivals hall of Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport...

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