World Bank worker in blue light hijacking

2012-10-16 08:33
The Range Rover Evoque (File, AFP)

The Range Rover Evoque (File, AFP)

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Pretoria - An employee of the World Bank in Centurion has told how he was hijacked by men in police uniforms in a blue-light vehicle.

The men drove behind Obed Motsepe, 47, and indicated that he pull off, reported the Pretoria News.

He was ordered out of the car and questioned. He said he only realised he was being hijacked when he was put on the floor behind the front seats of his Range Rover Evoque at gunpoint.

Motsepe heard the men argue about whether to kill him and said they were very hostile.

“I knew I had to co-operate to save my life,” said Motsepe.

“Later they said this was their job, how they made a living - all they wanted was my car and money.”  

The men drove around with Motsepe for several hours and at one stage he was put in another car with different men before he was left by the side of the road near Brits.

Netstar apparently said his car could not be traced beyond 03:00 on that Saturday and four transactions had been made on his bank card.

Police were investigating.

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