2 cops held for hijacking
Johannesburg - Four people, two of them
police constables, were arrested for allegedly hijacking a car in Rabie Ridge
in Midrand, Gauteng police said on Wednesday.
Lieutenant-Colonel Tshisikhawe Ndou said they
were arrested after a Toyota Venture was hijacked by four armed men at 19:00 on
The owner of the Venture told police that his
attackers had been driving a red Volkswagen Polo.
Tembisa police pulled over a vehicle fitting
the description and found two sets of number plates and a police service pistol
in the car. The Venture was found abandoned in Rabie Ridge.
The four men were arrested on suspicion of
hijacking and possession of suspected stolen goods, Ndou said.
The two police constables who were arrested
were attached to Johannesburg Central and Midrand police.
They would appear in Tembisa Magistrate's
Court on Thursday.