ARTICLES RELATING TO HIJACKING
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WATCH: False 'hijacked plane' message has SA in a frenzy

On Monday a SA Airlink plane travelling from Cape Town to Wonderboom in Gauteng emitted an 'anomalous' hijack alert through its transponder. Despite this, social media was awash with theories as police and security forces descended on the airport. Watch.

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Bizarre road-crime tactic in SA - a 'hijack doll'?

2016-06-09 09:29

'On inspection it was noticed that the body was in fact not real and instead was comprised of clothing and bags rolled-up to look like one,' Arrive Alive reports on a possible new tactic by hijackers.

Hijackers shot after stealing police officers’ Corolla

2016-06-06 09:45

A dramatic shootout between police and three men on the N3 near Market Road ended in the arrest of the trio on Friday night.

Crime in SA: This clip shows why you shouldn't leave your car unlocked

2016-05-18 09:36

'Crime is having a devastating effect on all road users,' says Arrive Alive in response to a video highlighting a common crime in SA - a vehicle stolen from a driveway. How often do you leave your car unlocked and unattended?

'They tied me up and drove off with the bakkie'

2016-05-13 09:27

'The one guy hit me about six times over my head as I was trying to get their attention away from my wife,' says Wheels24 reader Barend van Heerden.

Reader: Taxi harassment in Tzaneen

2016-05-12 08:24

'They approached me at high speed. A vehicle at the front and another at the rear forced me to stop,' Wheels24 reader Portia Mkansi shares her story.

Reader: 'Hijacking in SA - a car is not worth your life'

2016-05-11 07:26

'As I looked up I had two guns against my chest and another against my head,' Wheels24 reader Jacques Van Der Merwe shares a harrowing tale of a hijacking in South Africa.

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WATCH: SA driver's quick reactions beats hijacker

Watch the moment a quick-thinking Mini Cooper driver avoids a potential armed robbery and hijacking situation at the entrance to a gated community.

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Hijack risk for ‘Johns’

2016-04-11 11:36

Hijackers have a new strategy and all men who frequent Pietermaritzburg’s red light districts should be very wary of it.

Gang hijacks old Corolla, leaves flutes, cameras

2015-11-23 12:09

The 22-year-old car of a well known Pietermaritzburg struggle veteran was hijacked on Saturday afternoon.

 

Taxi driver killed in Edendale hijacking

2016-06-27 11:09

A man was killed and another injured when four men posing as passengers hijacked a minibus taxi in Edendale on Saturday.

Three held after cigarette delivery van hijacking

2016-06-08 13:07

After a physically grueling and dangerous chase through the bush near Umbumbulu, police and members of a private security company arrested three alleged hijackers who robbed a cigarette delivery van on Tuesday.

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WATCH: SA driver miracously escapes 4 armed hijackers

Watch how this driver's quick reactions thwarted a potential hijacking outside their home in Johannesburg.

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Road crime in SA: 7 harrowing stories you need to read

2016-05-13 09:52

'They tied me up and drove off with the bakkie', 'If I wanted my life spared, I'd have to give him my car,' from armed robbery to hijacking, Wheels24 readers share their road-crime experiences in SA.

Robbed at an intersection: 'He threatened to shoot'

2016-05-13 09:13

'I panicked so much I couldn’t open the window or door, 'Wheels24 reader, Lindokuhle Ndlovu, says he was robbed at gunpoint at a traffic intersection in Johannesburg.

Hijacking in SA: 'Quick thinking saved our lives!'

2016-05-11 09:54

'If it wasn’t for my husband’s quick thinking, the situation could have turned out a lot worse.' Wheels24 reader Susanna Nell shares her distrubing hijacking experience in SA.

WATCH: SA driver's quick reactions beats hijacker

2016-05-09 15:11

Watch the moment a quick-thinking Mini Cooper driver avoids a potential hijacking situation outside a gated community. We share 10 life-saving road safety tips!

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WATCH: CCTV shows early morning Durban hijacking

Dave Blackler, 62, arrived at work early on Monday morning when he was hijacked by armed men. Watch.

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Hijacked Egyptian passenger plane lands in Cyprus

2016-03-29 08:59

A hijacked passenger plane from Egypt with approximately 80 people on board has landed at Larnaka International Airport on the island of Cyprus, police told Cyprus state broadcaster RIK.

Teachers hijacked in primary school parking lot

2015-11-18 09:59

Two teachers were hijacked in the parking lot at George Cato Primary School in Cato Ridge this morning.

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