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CPUT student found alive after going missing for over 2 weeks

Staff Writer

Cape Town – The Cape Peninsula University of Technology student who was reported missing about two weeks ago has been found alive.

The 24- year-old third year Maritime student Sinaye Hlanjwa was reported missing just over two weeks ago after she was last seen on 1 August at Catsville Residence in Woodstock.

IOL News reported that, upon searching her residence room, a chilling note with the words “Start your search in Camps Bay if I am missing for more than 21 days”, was discovered.

The news of her discovery were shared by the Thembokwezi Crime Watch group on Facebook on Sunday morning.

Western Cape Police spokesperson, Noloyiso Rwexana, confirmed that Hlanjwa was found alive on Saturday afternoon in Sea Point. She said that circumstances surrounding her disappearance are still under investigation. Rwexana said that Hlanjwa was taken to hospital for medical tests and that she has been reunited with her family. Hlanjwa’s aunt said that the family was not yet ready to speak to the media.

 

NOTE: This story has been updated to reflect the official statement of the Western Cape Police. 

 

 

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