Burgersfort-based Businessman Solly Tayob [65] who was kidnapped 28 days ago has been reunited with his beloved family in Limpopo. Tayob, a Principal Dealership Owner of Burgersfort Toyota, Burgersfort Hyundai and Burgersfort Isuzu, was kidnapped on 2 June 2023.

The incident took place at his Hyundai Dealership by heavily armed suspects with military precision at about 19:45.

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The Multi-Disciplinary Team embarked on a 27-day intensive cyber forensic and unconventional Investigative methodologies to ensure the successful recovery of Tayob on Friday, 30 June.

Kidnapped Burgersfort Businessman Solly Tayob reunited with his family
Burgersfort Hyundai

It was made up of; Limpopoi HAWKS, National CI: MDOC, Crime Scene Management; Local Criminal Record Centre (LCRC); Burgersfort Highway patrol and Bravalor Risk Private Investigators. The team was led by Major General Gopz Govender.


Two accused were arrested and also appeared in the Practiseer Magistrate Court. They are due to reappear on Monday, 03 July 2023.

The victim’s family has highly appreciated the Multidisciplinary Task Team’s intervention and its success and endurance.

The National Head of the DPCI, Lieutenant General Godfrey Lebeya has also commended the team for the work executed. He has further directed the leader that no stone should be left unturned until all those who were involved are brought to book.