ARTICLES RELATING TO HIJACKINGS

E-hailing taxi driver attacked, shot by hijackers in Durban

2020-01-01 20:20

An e-hailing taxi driver has been shot and injured after he was attacked by a gang of hijackers in Durban, according to KwaZulu-Natal police.

Hijackers flee with 55 bales of mohair worth more than R1.2m

2019-10-18 10:51

Eastern Cape police are looking for a group of thieves who hijacked a truck and made off with 55 bales of mohair, estimated to be worth between R1.2m and R2m.

WATCH | Suspected 'Rolex gang' members involved in Sandton shootout, hijacking

2019-10-04 13:50

Police are on the hunt for three suspected 'Rolex gang' members after a shootout and hijacking in Sandton. Watch.

Married Indian man jailed for life after faking a plane hijacking so he could be with his girlfriend

2019-06-13 15:25

An Indian man has been jailed for life after writing a fake hijacking letter just so he could be with his girlfriend.

Plane hijacker shot dead after emergency landing in Bangladesh

2019-02-24 20:36

The suspect claimed to have a bomb aboard and a pistol was found, and an official says he was 'psychologically deranged'.

Cleric shot dead in hijacking outside Durban hospital

2019-01-18 13:27

A Verulam moulana has been shot dead in a hijacking outside a hospital in Umbilo, a central suburb of Durban, say provincial police.

Shipping container with hijacked vehicle parts intercepted at Durban harbour

2018-12-30 20:11

Durban police have intercepted a container full of stripped car parts, intended for Mauritius, at the Durban Harbour.

WATCH: Motorist escapes hijacking, reverses into assailants' car

2018-12-10 14:09

Police are hunting for four men who failed in their attempt to hijack a Blairgowrie man when his reflexes kicked in quickly on his vehicle's pedals as he fended them off.

Murder-accused in Sadia Sukhraj botched hijacking death to be tried in February

2018-12-03 14:04

A trial date for murder and hijacking accused Sibonelo Mkhize, who was allegedly involved in a botched hijacking that resulted in the death of 9-year-old Sadia Sukhraj, has been set.

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WATCH: Family taken hostage during hijacking

Police are looking for five suspects who hijacked and kidnapped a family of three in Constantia Kloof, West Rand over the weekend. Watch.

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WATCH | Bogus cops hijack truck near Potchefstroom

2019-12-31 12:04

Fake police officers, travelling in a white 4x4 bakkie, effortlessly pulled over an unsuspecting truck driver before hijacking his vehicle. Watch.

Gender activist and law lecturer shot dead in apparent hijacking attempt - reports

2019-10-15 09:09

Law lecturer at Vaal University of Technology Arvitha Doodnath has been found dead inside her car, near the Joburg Zoo in Parktown, in what appeared to be an attempted hijacking.

Police recover 4 Zambian trucks hijacked in SA

2019-09-17 11:41

Gauteng police have recovered four Zambian trucks that were hijacked over the weekend.

WATCH: Hijacker shoots elderly Welkom man in driveway

2019-03-04 13:07

An elderly man is recovering in hospital after being shot during a hijacking in Welkom, Free State police have confirmed.

Radio host shot, drives to safety

2019-01-22 13:41

After being seriously wounded in what’s believed to have been a botched hijacking in Edendale, a bleeding Ukhozi FM radio jock, Sbu Buthelezi, managed to drive about three kilometres to get help.

WATCH: Joburg woman narrowly escapes would-be hijackers

2019-01-16 12:37

CCTV footage shows how a motorist in Morningside, Johannesburg managed to flee a group of would-be hijackers who had followed her to her residential complex. Watch.

WATCH: Langa residents scramble to loot hijacked, abandoned truck

2018-12-13 14:36

Residents in Langa have taken advantage of a hijacked truck in Cape Town by looting goods from the abandoned vehicle. Watch.

WATCH: Durban woman found alive after hijacking, kidnapping drama

2018-12-07 11:42

Following a frantic search, authorities have found a Durban woman who was hijacked and abducted in Morningside.

WATCH: Cape Town motorist slams into cars to escape hijackers

2018-11-27 15:25

A Cape Town motorist's quick thinking enabled her to evade would-be hijackers by reversing and smashing into other cars. Watch.

WATCH: Senior lawyer dragged into car and kidnapped 'for department's R80m budget'

2018-11-15 11:02

Charity Nzuza, executive officer of the National Forum on the Legal Profession, and two colleagues were kidnapped outside her home in Centurion this week.

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