Kidnapped businessman Liyaqat Parker returned to family

South Africa

A Cape Town businessman that had been kidnapped has been reunited with his family.  Liyaqat Parker’s family has confirmed that he was safely reunited with them on Monday after being held in captivity for over two months. His family is relieved to have him back  and have requested for privacy during this difficult time.

“The Parker family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to everyone who has walked this journey with them and provided physical‚ emotional and spiritual support. It is truly appreciated‚” the statement read.

Parker had gone missing in July, when he was accosted as he was driving into the basement parking of his business premises in Stairway Close, De Greens, Parow.

Liyaqat Parker is the founder member of the Foodprop Group, which owns the Foodworld chain of supermarkets. He is also a board member of the Brimstone investment group. He and his brother Rashied are partners in a company called FPG Property Fund.


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