Suspected hijackers nabbed in Tembisa

2012-12-03 08:22
(File)

(File) (http://www.shutterstock.com)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Johannesburg - The Hawks arrested four suspected hijackers in Tembisa, east of Johannesburg, on Monday, Gauteng police said.

"Members of the Gauteng Hawks are raiding vehicle hijackers in Tembisa and have arrested four suspects believed to have been responsible for hijacking several vehicles in Gauteng," said Lieutenant Colonel Lungelo Dlamini in a statement.

The men were identified during an operation that started few months ago where several vehicles were recovered and handed back to the owners.

"In the process of the operation, warrants for their arrests were issued and they were arrested during a dawn raid that began at 03:00 today [Monday]."

Those arrested would appear in the Tembisa Magistrate's Court soon.

"One of the suspects targeted was found to have been already arrested on another hijacking case in Sandringham and is appearing at the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court today [Monday]," said Dlamini.

Read more on:    johannesburg

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
5 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
Partnered with
Financial advisors – Do you need one and should you get one?

The good, the bad, and everything else you need to know when considering hiring a financial advisor.

/News
 

Quiz: Test your Rio Olympics memory!

Think you know what went on at the Rio Olympics? Prove it by tackling Sport24's ridiculously impossible yet highly addictive post-Games quiz!

 
 

Rio Olympics

GALLERY: SA's Rio Olympic medallists
As it happened: Rio Olympics - Day 17
Selecting 6 numbers turned Britain into Olympic superpower
Caster cranks up the heat in Rio semi

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.