ARTICLES RELATING TO HIJACKINGS

No arrests yet for media strategist's murder in attempted hijacking

2016-07-24 14:46

Police are continuing the investigation into the murder of top media strategist, Gordon Patterson, who was shot dead in an attempted hijacking at his Randburg home.

Police shoot hijackers after dramatic chase in Johannesburg

2016-07-21 14:13

Two hijackers have apparently been shot by police near the corner of Republic Road and William Nicol Drive in Hurlingham, Johannesburg, after a high-speed chase.

Man shot and dumped in veld after hijacking

2016-07-13 08:31

A man is fighting for his life in a Johannesburg hospital after he was shot and dumped in the veld near Vlakfontein.

Special task forces surrounded plane in Pretoria - eyewitness

2016-07-11 14:30

An eyewitness at Wonderboom Airport in Pretoria says a large number of the police's Special Task Force vehicles surrounded an Airlink plane that had been reported as hijacked.

2 guards wounded, 1 missing after Centurion cigarette truck hijacking

2016-06-30 11:55

Two security guards have been killed and one is missing after a cigarette truck was hijacked in Centurion, Gauteng police say.

US official ‘shot in the face’ on Joburg tour bus

2016-05-23 14:40

A US city councilman from Alabama is in a stable condition after he was shot in the face during an armed robbery of a tour bus in Johannesburg.

Gran, child in hijack ordeal

2016-04-22 12:30

A routine trip to fetch her grandchildren from school turned into a nightmare journey for a 69-year-old Pietermaritzburg woman.

Dramatic chase of hijackers with hostages

2016-04-16 12:08

When Steve van Eeden pursued a speeding vehicle which had caused an accident in Florida, west of Johannesburg, little did he know that he was joining a chase for a group of hijackers who had taken a mom and her three children hostage.

Uber driver hijacked in Cape Town

2016-04-07 23:02

An Uber driver has been hijacked outside Cape Town International Airport, the company has confirmed.

Durban man abducted in foiled hijacking

2016-02-21 12:34

A Durban man has escaped unharmed after four armed men hijacked his car, pushed him into the back seat, and then later crashed the vehicle, fleeing the scene.

 

Top media, advertising man killed in Joburg

2016-07-22 12:22

Top media strategist Gordon Patterson has been killed in Johannesburg, in what some people have described as an attempted hijacking.

Durban man hijacked, kidnapped

2016-07-21 10:42

A Durban man has been kidnapped by a gang of armed men during a hijacking outside his home, a security company says.

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An eyewitness at Wonderboom Airport in Pretoria said that a large number of the police's Special Task Force vehicles surrounded an Airlink plane that was reported as hijacked. View photos here.

An eyewitness at Wonderboom Airport in Pretoria said that a large number of the police's Special Task Force vehicles surrounded an Airlink plane that was reported as hijacked. View photos here.

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SA Airlink denies plane hijack

2016-07-11 13:25

SA Airlink has denied that one of its planes was hijacked en route from Cape Town to Wonderboom airport.

Three hijackers killed in dramatic Durban shoot-out

2016-06-02 09:27

Three suspected carjackers have died in a hail of bullets after firing at police during a high-speed car chase in Durban, officials say.

Three Durban cops linked to tanker hijackings

2016-05-05 09:36

Three Durban police officers have been arrested after they were linked to a spate of petrol tanker hijackings and the theft of diesel, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

Hijacked mom and kids recovering after horror crash

2016-04-21 11:21

A Gauteng women and two of her children, who were hijacked and then seriously injured when the hijackers crashed their car during a high-speed chase, are steadily recovering, according to a family member.

‘He was petrified’ - passenger on hijacked Uber driver

2016-04-08 08:46

The passenger of an Uber taxi cab that was hijacked at Cape Town International Airport says the driver was petrified after three men stopped the vehicle, forced the passenger out and abducted the driver.

Hard drives: Riding with the trackers who fight the jackers

2016-03-04 12:16

Violent car theft has become big business in SA. News24 takes you on a ride with a tracking team who are in the vanguard of combating the scourge.

Guard shot dead, man wounded in Durban hijacking

2016-02-04 10:29

A security guard has been killed and another man shot and wounded during a hijacking in Mount Edgecombe in Durban.

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