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Shelton Lalgy, son of businessman Juneide Lalgy, was kidnapped on Thursday morning in the Matola city, Maputo province,
The PRM Provincial Command in Maputo province confirmed to “O País” what has happened.
According to the police, the kidnapping was carried out by unknown individuals using a white Toyota Noah car with no registration plate. “They intercepted citizen Shelton Lalgy on his way to his residence, coming from a physical activity somewhere in the city of Matola,” reads the communique issued by the police.
Police also said the kidnappers blocked the victim’s vehicle and ordered him to get into their own car.
“Due diligence is under way to clarify the case,” police added.
This occurs at a time when the wave of kidnappings and abductions had apparently declined in the cities of Maputo and Matola.
Transportes Lalgy, which began operations in the 80s, is one of the leading freight transport companies in Mozambique, with operations extending to some southern African countries.
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