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WATCH: Shocking video shows attempted hijacking in Joburg

2017-08-14 12:26

A Johannesburg woman has shared shocking CCTV footage of three men attempting to hijack her and her husband.

Barbed wire used in hijacking

2017-08-02 13:45

Three attacks on motorists in the city serve as a grim warning for other drivers in the city to remain vigilant at intersections, N3 ramps and when arriving at home.

WATCH: Hijack in less than 60 seconds

2017-07-21 11:37

The police and a private tracking company have recovered a white Mercedes-Benz which had been hijacked in less than a minute at a filling station in Johannesburg.

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.

 

Rhythm City actor was trying to flee hijackers when he was shot - police

2017-08-03 12:17

Rhythm City actor Dumi Masilela was shot dead during an attempted hijacking in Tembisa, police have confirmed.

Ipid probe Uber hijacking after woman shot and killed in Cape Town

2017-07-21 14:13

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate has confirmed it is investigating the death of a woman allegedly involved in the hijacking of an Uber car in Diep River.

WATCH: Hijackers ambush Durban driver outside home

2017-07-13 11:21

A Durban driver has been hijacked while waiting for his passenger to open a gate outside his home in Hillary, Durban, according to KwaZulu-Natal police.

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.

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