ARTICLES RELATING TO HIJACKINGS

Hijackings in SA: motorcyclists targeted in Kempton Park

2017-06-21 14:26

An alert has been issued by an SA biking group, warning motorcyclists about an increase of hijackings in the Kempton Park area.

DNA test to determine dad of hijacked one-month-old girl

2017-03-13 13:20

A DNA test will be conducted to determine the paternity of the one-month-old baby girl abducted during a hijacking, the Durban Magistrate’s Court has heard.

Hijacker killed in 'mini war' in Joburg suburb

2017-02-01 11:32

Two members of a private tracker company’s reaction unit have shot dead a heavily-armed hijacker in Kew, Johannesburg, and wounded another in what residents have described as a “mini war”.

Suspected hijackers arrested hours after motorist shot

2017-01-24 14:18

KwaZulu-Natal police have managed to track down two suspected hijackers just hours after they allegedly shot and wounded a motorist in New Germany, Pinetown, say authorities.

US tourists hijacked, tied up and robbed in PE

2017-01-19 10:41

Two American tourists have been hijacked and robbed in Port Elizabeth after stopping to admire the scenery.

Granny two up on tsotsis

2017-01-17 11:26

Pietermaritzburg octogenarian Winks Kain has no time for criminals, especially those who try to hijack her.

Six arrested for hijacking, kidnap and raping a teen

2017-01-07 09:28

Six men have been arrested for hijacking and kidnapping two men and a teenage girl and subsequently gang raping the teenager, Johannesburg metro police say.

UPDATED: Hijacked Libyan plane - Hijackers surrendered

2016-12-23 15:20

A hijacked plane from Libya has landed on the Mediterranean island of Malta with 118 people, including seven crew, on board.

Here are the most likely times you could be hijacked in SA

2016-12-09 14:27

Hijackings in SA are most likely to occur on a 'Thursday between 4pm and 8pm', according to data from the SAPS, security companies and Insurance Crime Bureau. Check out this list of hijacking hotspots and times for SA.

Metro cop and mom arrested after hijacking

2016-11-20 13:36

An Ekhurhuleni metro police officer and his mother have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a truck hijacking in Mpumulanga.

 

Man tries to hijack police car on N3, gets shot

2017-05-15 17:23

A man has been shot in the head while allegedly trying to hijack a police vehicle in Alberton, Johannesburg.

Hijacking hotspots: Worst areas in Gauteng, Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal

2017-02-09 09:38

Which provinces are the worst affected by hijackings and theft? What time of day do criminals operate the most? We list hijacking hotspots in South Africa.

Couple with baby narrowly escape hijackers

2017-01-26 12:06

A young couple and their 4-month-old baby have narrowly escaped an attempted hijacking outside their Pretoria townhouse complex, by possible members of a syndicate operating in the area.

'Bogus cops' arrested for Cape Town hijackings

2017-01-24 13:04

Western Cape police say they have arrested four suspects for allegedly pretending to be cops and carrying out a series of hijackings in Cape Town.

Swiss tourist hijacked while husband was in hospital

2017-01-18 15:09

An elderly Swiss couple’s holiday in South Africa turned into a nightmare after the husband fell ill a few days after their arrival and his wife was hijacked on her way to see him in hospital.

Suspected hijacker injured in shootout with cops

2017-01-07 14:19

A suspected hijacker has been wounded and two others have fled after a shootout with officers, Limpopo police say.

Toddler shot during hijacking attempt

2017-01-01 10:05

A 2-year-old boy is in a critical condition after he was shot in the head during an attempted hijacking, while another man was shot nearby in what is believed to be a related incident.

Farmers rescue 9-year-old after KZN hijacking

2016-12-14 21:24

Farmers helped rescue a nine-year-old boy after he and his family were hijacked near Giant's Castle on Wednesday afternoon.

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WATCH: Vigilant Durban driver escapes driveway hijacking

A quick-thinking driver detected something suspicious upon entering a driveway in Shallcross, Durban on Tuesday night and managed to avoid a potential hijacking. Watch.

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Lucky break as hijacked Jhb man spots car at roadblock

2016-10-22 10:57

It was good luck with the bad. A Johannesburg man who was hijacked, got his car back hours later when he spotted it at a roadblock, police say.

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