# A Canadian tourist and his two children have pledged to never return to South Africa after enduring a traumatic four-hour abduction in Mpumalanga over the weekend. News24 reports, alongside two other Canadians and a South African national, they faced a harrowing ordeal at the hands of bogus police officers in downtown Mbombela. Forced at gunpoint to withdraw substantial sums from their bank accounts, the victims encountered a sluggish police response. The incident raises concerns about the impact of rising crime on tourism in the country, highlighting the urgent need for heightened security measures.
Canadian tourists robbed by fake cops in Mpumalanga