ARTICLES RELATING TO HIJACKING

Passengers safe after hijack attempt on Dubai-bound plane

2019-02-24 16:26

All passengers on board a Dubai-bound Bangladesh Biman plane are safe after Bangladeshi security forces foiled a hijack attempt by a lone suspect, a senior air force official said.

WATCH: Hijackings, shootings and robberies: 7 road crimes you should see

2018-12-14 16:11

Here are some of the top crime videos in SA. WATCH..

Here are four times bad guys got the short end of the stick on the road

2018-09-27 08:55

In the heat of the moment your body's fight-or-flight instinct kicks in - we look at incidents of motorists fighting back against hijackers in South Africa.

'I felt sorry for the victims but I had a job to do' - Former hijackers reveal all, here's how you can protect yourself in SA

2018-08-29 15:32

What drives people to hijack cars in SA? Why is this vehicle crime so difficult to put an end to locally? Ryno Schutte speaks to former convicted hijackers to find out...

WATCH: CCTV footage captures the incredible moment this quick-thinking Mercedes driver gets away from armed hijackers in Joburg

2018-08-18 10:00

CCTV and dashcam footage captures the moment a driver is confronted by hijackers at gun-point in Johannesburg. Incredibly, the driver manages to get away, smashing her way past the hijacker's car.

Hijack: man’s fingers hacked

2018-07-06 15:45

A Northdale man says he is so traumatised after armed robbers chopped off part of his left hand he cannot bear to look to see how much of his hand was cut off.

Child killed in hijack

2018-05-29 17:07

Police are investigating the details surrounding the death of a nine-year-old girl who was caught in the crossfire during a botched hijacking in Shallcross, Durban, on Monday.

Man hijacked after meeting up with 'internet friend'

2018-04-08 15:30

An apparent hijacker has been arrested after he allegedly stole the vehicle of someone he had befriended on the internet, Tshwane police said on Sunday.

WATCH: Hijacker out runs getaway car after being shot by victim

2018-03-08 10:27

CCTV footage has captured the moments of a man firing back at armed men that appear to be hijackers.

'Hijacked at my home - life will never be the same' - reader

2018-02-15 14:29

Wheels24 reader Sibusiso Mbuli shares his horrifying hijack ordeal.

 

5 things to do when you're being hijacked, including a swift seatbelt manoeuvre

2019-02-03 16:10

Top tips from a defensive driving expert at Ford about what to do when you suddenly have a gun in your face.

What Momentum's about-turn means for clients

2018-11-21 08:39

Momentum on Tuesday evening announced that it would be paying out a death benefit to the widow of its slain policy holder Nathan Ganas.

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WATCH: Police hunt for hijackers after woman attacked at petrol station in Ennerdale

Police are in search of three men who attempted to hijack a woman at a petrol station on Tuesday. Watch.

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SA motorists at risk: Here's how to avoid becoming a hijack victim

2018-08-23 14:00

With an ever-increasing number of hijackings reported across SA, it is an unfortunate reality that motorists are at risk of facing this commonly violent criminal act when commuting on a daily basis.

ENHLE CELEBRATES WOMAN WHO CAME TO HER RESCUE

2018-07-24 12:27

Enhle Mbali Maphumulo has thanked the woman who came to her rescue during a hijacking a few days ago.

WATCH: Thieves use 'relay attack' to steal cars

2018-06-01 08:17

A ‘relay attack’ is a new method used by car thieves, which involves two criminals working together using electronic signal-relay devices.

WATCH: Miss South Africa finalists taught anti-hijacking techniques

2018-05-10 08:38

MasterDrive and former Miss South Africa, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, a victim of a hijacking in Johannesburg, share anti-hijacking techniques to Miss SA finalists.

Road safety tips for the 2018 Human Rights 'long weekend'

2018-03-21 07:00

If you're clever, booking two additional leave days would net you a long weekend... we have road safety tips for those heading out for a much-needed break.

South Africans are paying up to R1.45m to bulletproof their cars as hijackers use new AK47 bullets

2018-02-22 15:03

With almost 50 hijackings a day, and new scary bullets in use, the stakes are high.

Hijacking: fake cops held

2018-02-07 13:34

A dramatic police chase through the Pietermaritzburg CBD on Tuesday ended in the arrest of two men and the recovery of a hijacked vehicle.

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