ARTICLES RELATING TO HIJACKINGS
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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.

Hijack victim rescued after shoot-out with metro cops

2016-09-11 09:32

A 67-year-old man has been rescued after he was hijacked and kidnapped, Johannesburg metro police officials say.

Cops decline to help victim

2016-08-11 09:40

Two policemen who refused to help a Pietermaritzburg businessman after he was held at knifepoint say they were unable to act because they were outside their station’s jurisdiction.

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.

 

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.

WATCH: Bystanders thwart hijacking in central Durban

2016-09-14 12:23

CCTV footage of members of the public thwarting an alleged hijacking in central Durban has gone viral on Facebook.

Durban man survives hijack horror ride

2016-08-23 14:21

A Glenwood man was taken on a horror ride after hijackers ambushed his family in their garage, says a security company.

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.

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