The 48-year-old man from Kanyamazane in Mpumalanga was later found shot dead‚ with his hands and arms bound.
Brigadier Leonard Hlathi said the man’s wife claimed three armed men had accosted her husband outside his house.
“She indicated that she had only heard a commotion whilst the victim was inside the house with the suspects whereupon they ransacked the house and allegedly demanded firearms and cash‚” said Hlathi.
The suspects made off with an undisclosed amount of money and left with the man in his Ford Ranger vehicle.
“Later around dawn‚ his lifeless body was discovered at Pienaar…still inside the car‚” Hlathi said.