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Cape Town - Police arrested five men after a taxi cab driver was hijacked in the Cape Town CBD and the driver was thrown out of the car and dragged next to his taxi for 2km because he was still attached to his seatbelt.

The Cape Argus reported that the five men appeared in court on Monday where they indicated that they would apply for bail.

The taxi driver, a 35-year-old man from Burundi, died of the injuries he sustained while hijackers sped off with his car.

It is believed the men at first pretended to be passengers before hijacking the car.

The men were arrested after catching the eye of a police officer on patrol.

They would be charged with murder and aggravated robbery.

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