Bad start to year for hijacking thief

2015-01-02 10:02

Talk about an epic fail? A Jozi man who tried to hijack a bakkie had it all wrong right from the start...

10 tips for a safe festive season

2014-12-03 13:30

Parties and indulgence in alcohol are associated with the silly season and that means it’s time to be even more vigilant around crime and safety.

Minister denies Dewani killer medical parole

2014-07-24 14:23

The medical parole advisory board recommended that Xolile Mngeni, diagnosed with a brain tumour, be placed on medical parole.

Hijackers' new dirty trick to get you off the road

2014-07-16 16:01

Travellers have been warned that car hijackers are placing rocks and cement blocks in the road in an effort to derail you.

Nun, 82, killed in horror ECape hijacking

2014-06-17 10:53

Eastern Cape police discovered the body of a hijacked and kidnapped 82-year-old nun in Nangeni.

Second hijacker shot by target

2013-08-22 08:53

A man was shot on Tuesday by the driver of a car he tried to hijack near Wemmer Pan in central Johannesburg - the second such "fight back" road incident this week.

DA police expert's son carjacked

2012-10-04 07:41

The son of Democratic Alliance police spokeswoman Dianne Kohler Barnard has been carjacked in Durban.

Three arrested for hijacking

2010-07-05 21:17

Three men have been arrested for allegedly hijacking a car in Midrand, Gauteng police say.

Cops kill hijack suspect

2009-09-24 18:08

A suspected hijacker has been shot dead in Durban's Chatsworth suburb.

Gauteng govt cars 'not insured'

2009-06-04 07:53

Luxury vehicles belonging to the Gauteng government - like the R1m Mercedes Benz bought by an MEC and then stolen a day later - are apparently not insured.


10 tips for a safe festive season

2014-12-04 14:33

It’s silly season again and that means it’s time to be even more vigilant around crime and safety.

R5m McLaren stolen in Durban truck heist

2014-10-21 09:09

A McLaren 650S was reportedly stolen in a truck hijacking at the Durban Harbour on Monday. The sports car was bound for the Daytona Group showroom in Sandton.


Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath takes you through today's newspaper front pages. Most newspapers carry headlines on the two boys who were kidnapped in two separate hijacking incidents in Johannesburg. While one boy (6) was found unharmed, the other (4) was killed after being dragged behind the vehicle.

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Nun, 82, killed in horror ECape hijacking

2014-06-17 11:25

Eastern Cape police discovered the body of a hijacked and kidnapped 82-year-old nun in Nangeni.


An Ethiopian airlines flight en route to Rome has been forced to land in Geneva after reports of a hijacking. See all the latest pictures here.

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Mighty mini Monica nails 'jacker

2013-07-11 11:01

Miniature teenager Monica Terrones is short on height but long on brains - it took her only 24 hours to nail the gunman who stole her car.

Hijackers wounded in shoot-out

2010-07-05 22:22

Two suspected hijackers have been wounded in a shoot-out with police in Johannesburg, Gauteng police say.

Man shocked after hijack

2009-10-11 09:54

A 25-year-old man has been severely traumatised after being hijacked and stuffed into the boot of his Audi in Duncanville, Gauteng.

Hijacked by 'injured man'

2009-09-13 14:17

Police say a man was hijacked on the East Rand after he stopped to help a man he thought was injured and lying across the road.

Actor tells of hijack horror

2009-06-03 09:17

An Egoli actor has told how he was hijacked outside his home, and how the attackers assaulted him for two hours and threatened to sexually abuse him.

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