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Pretoria's blessers are 'soft targets' for hijackers

2017-10-09 05:15

After the arrest of two alleged would-be hijackers, the Sunnyside police have warned blessers that they seem to be viewed as soft targets.

WATCH: Hijacker 'bites' SA woman's fingers, steals rings

2017-09-01 10:04

A video which has surfaced showing two women being hijacked at gunpoint outside a complex in Bryanston, Johannesburg. One of the hijackers is seeing trying to bite off the driver’s rings.

Musician Vusi Nova found safe after hijacking, kidnapping

2017-08-25 07:29

Musician Vusi Nova has been found alive after an early morning hijacking in Johannesburg.

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.

 

3 in court for actor Dumi Masilela's murder

2017-10-06 12:15

The three men arrested in connection with actor Dumi Masilela's attempted hijacking are appearing in the Benoni Magistrate's Court on charges of murder.

Hijacker pulls gun on Good Samaritans at accident scene

2017-08-31 13:10

A couple who wanted to help a motorist after an accident in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, came face to face with an armed hijacker instead.

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.

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