Crime Line head Abramjee targeted by hijackers - report

2015-08-14 20:39
Yusuf Abramjee (File, Who's Who SA)

Yusuf Abramjee (File, Who's Who SA)

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Johannesburg - Crime Line head Yusuf Abramjee was the target of an attempted hijacking on Friday, according to a report.

Eyewitness News reported that Abramjee was leaving a conference at the University of Johannesburg when armed men approached him and sought to take his car.

Abramjee sped off, but the hijackers got into a white Toyota Tazz and followed him

“A high speed chase followed and we went through many parts of Johannesburg," Abramjee told EWN.

"They then came towards Braamfontein and along the way two of the gunmen jumped out, fired a shot in my direction and luckily they missed. They’ve now disappeared into Hillbrow.”

Police were looking for the hijackers' car, which had no number plates.

“I’m unharmed, but once again it shows the crime situation is something which I say again is out of control,” he said.

I say it yet again: Crime is out of control. For how long are we going to allow criminals to terrorize us? #NoToCrime

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