ARTICLES RELATING TO HIJACKING

#CrimeStats: Some good news as crimes involving motor vehicles decrease

2019-09-12 20:48

There appears to have been some discernible progress in the policing of crimes involving motor vehicles, according to the latest crime statistics.

Here's a look at when and where the most vehicle crime occurs in SA

2019-08-19 14:51

Tracker has released its vehicle crime statistics for the year July 2018 to June 2019.

Truck driver hijacked, killed while transporting R1.9m in scrap copper

2019-07-23 16:37

A truck driver was shot and killed by hijackers while transporting scrap copper worth R1.9m near Coega in Nelson Mandela Bay, says Eastern Cape police.

Two teens nabbed for alleged hijacking in Nyanga

2019-06-28 18:31

Two teenagers were arrested after a car was hijacked in Nyanga, Cape Town, says Western Cape police.

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.

 

Hijacked truck recovered with R3m booze untouched

2019-08-28 18:12

Police have recovered a hijacked truck carrying R3.4m worth of alcohol with the loot untouched.

Taxi driver nabbed for involvement in truck hijacking

2019-08-18 16:31

Johannesburg police have arrested a taxi driver suspected of being involved in the hijacking of a truck in Diepkloof, Soweto on Friday afternoon.

WATCH: Durban man fights off hijackers, escapes kidnapping attempt

2019-07-03 13:21

A Durban man is lucky to have escaped unharmed after a group of men hijacked his car and tried to kidnap him.

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.

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