pension pay out point in uMsunduzi in KwaZulu-Natal.
Colonel Jay Naicker said: “When police arrived on the scene
security guards informed them that four men had hijacked a Ford Ranger LDV
outside the pension payout point.
“Security guards initially thought that the suspects were trying to
rob the pension payout and fired shots into the air.”
The four fled with the hijacked vehicle and police followed
Naicker said: “As police were closing in on the men, the suspects
abandoned the vehicle and fled into the bush.”
Two of the men boarded a minibus at a taxi rank. Police stopped the
vehicle and arrested the pair, who each had a 9mm pistol.
They would face charges of car-jacking and illegal possession of
firearms and ammunition.
Their two alleged accomplices were still at large.