UPDATE: Prince Mankunku Dalindyebo was found in bush in Kokstad. Four armed men allegedly told him not to pursue a case, in court next week, in which he is applying to have King Buyelekhaya Dalinyebo’s son removed from the throne. Prince Mankunku has opened a case with the Mthatha police.
JOHANNESBURG - The brother of jailed abaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo has reportedly been kidnapped.
Prince Mankunku Dalindyebo was captured by four armed men earlier in Mtata, Eastern Cape.
He managed to hide his phone from kidnappers and alerted his lawyer.
His lawyer, Advocate Matthew Mpahlwa, said the family is very shocked.
"He was accosted by four armed men who fled in the direction of Kokstad.
"He informed me that he had been snatched and doesn't know where he is.
"His last words were: 'Please help'," said Mpahlwa.
A police report has been filed.