Yzelle Greyling is grateful to be alive after her abduction ordeal on Friday.
In a statement on social media on Sunday, the well-known South Coaster said, “My family and I are overwhelmed by [the] incredible support.
“We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the South African Police Service, private security companies, the people of the South Coast, the farming community and the country at large for their amazing support when they learnt of the abduction. I am safe and very grateful for all that was done.
“Due to the sensitive and traumatic nature of the ordeal, we [the Greyling family] shall not be commenting on the matter, which is now in the hands of the police. Once again, thank you for your phenomenal support and powerful prayers.”
Greyling, a keen golfer and former Port Shepstone club champion, was allegedly abducted on Friday morning close to the steel bridge near Umzumbe, where she had been called out to remove bees.
She was found safe that evening, and police confirmed that all three suspects were arrested by Saturday night. No further details have been made available by the authorities.