Crime: Gunmen hijack Pelham man

2008-11-04 00:00

A 30-year-old Pietermaritzburg resident was hijacked at gunpoint and abandoned on a dirt road outside the city on Monday afternoon.

Brian Booth was reversing from his French Road, Pelham, home at about 4.30 pm when three men approached him. One of them pointed a firearm at him, demanding that he move to the rear seat and lie face down. The criminals drove off and stopped a few kilometres away.

They ordered Booth out of his Ford SUV vehicle and drove off, leaving him stranded.

Police appeal to anyone who has seen the car, ND 627438, to call Detective Inspector Ablon Majozi at 033 845 7704 or 072 818 4145.

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