KZN hijacking - 6 arrested

2013-11-23 17:45
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Durban - Six men have been arrested in connection with hijacking, armed robbery, abduction and gang rape, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Saturday.

The six were arrested in Ndwedwe, Isipingo and Durban Central on Friday, Captain Thulani Zwane.

Earlier this month, numerous hijackings were reported around Umbilo, Mayville, Verulem and Pinetown.

"Two VW Polos were taken in Mayville, Opel Corsa was taken from uMbilo, a Kia taken from Pinetown and an Audi A4 taken from Verulam," said Zwane.

"In all of the cases reported victims mentioned that a Corsa bakkie had been used in the hijacking."

He said five men hijacked and raped a woman in Parlock. R4 000 was withdrawn from her bank account. The woman's car was found abandoned after it run out of petrol. Police recovered a 9mm pistol with five live rounds and seized an Opel Corsa which was used during the crimes, said Zwane.

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