Suspected kidnapping

Lunamandla Sitonga

The disappearance of Eastville Primary School pupil Lunamandla Sitonga, 12, is being investigated as a suspected kidnapping by the Mitchells Plain Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences (FSC) Unit.

Lunamandla, from Khayelitsha, was last seen on Thursday July 9 when she was dropped off at Eastville Primary School in Eastridge, said provincial SAPS spokesman Colonel Andre Traut.

She went missing some time between 8:15am and 2:15pm and was wearing her red Eastville Primary uniform when she was last seen.

If you have any information that can help find her, call the Western Cape Department of Social Development (toll-free) on 0800 220 250, the SAPS Crimestop hotline on 10111, Childline on 0861 322 322, Child Welfare SA on 0861 424 453 or Mitchell’s Plan FCS Unit Detective Sergeant Welcome Nkenke on 021 376 9871 or 082 522 1066 or Pink Ladies organisation on 072 214 7439, 083 378 4882 or 08600 10111.