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Two City of Cape Town vehicles hijacked within six hours

Hijackers have stolen a Cape Town traffic official’s car early on Tuesday morning and then used it to hijack another vehicle, while hours later the official car of an officer from the City’s Law Enforcement unit was also hijacked. One of Cape Town’s Law Enforcement (LE) unit officers was hijacked[…]

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SA’s hijacking hotspots revealed

Driving on South Africa’s roads these days might seem like an extreme sport. Vehicle safety company Tracker released data which assessed more than a million devices in cars across the country, over a year. If you live in Gauteng, listen up. Kensington, Arcadia and Eldorado Park are the hijacking hotspots[…]

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Two teens nabbed for alleged hijacking in Nyanga

Two teenagers were arrested after a car was hijacked in Nyanga, Cape Town, on Friday morning, Western Cape police said. Police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut said they were nabbed 10 minutes after the silver Nissan Almera was hijacked at around 11:45. “The vicinity was patrolled, and the vehicle was[…]

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‘Commuters’ hijack minibus taxi in CT

Three commuters refused to disembark a minibus taxi in Capricorn and proceeded to hijack the vehicle, Western Cape police said on Thursday. The 40-year-old driver had stopped on Prince George Drive on Wednesday night when the men pulled out knives and took his cash and cellphone, police spokesperson FC van[…]

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Body of hijacked CT businessman found

The body of abducted Cape Town businessman Imraan Daya has been found in Mitchells Plain in Cape Town, Western Cape police said on Sunday. “This office can confirm that the vehicle of a 27-year-old man was hijacked in Lansdowne on Friday evening by armed male suspects,” spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andrè[…]

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Shrien Dewani trial continues

British businessman Shrien Dewani’s trial, on a charge of murdering his wife Anni, continues in the Western Cape High Court in Cape Town on Monday. At his last court appearance on Wednesday, a police ballistics expert called by the State seemed to cause much exasperation and frustration during cross-examination. Pieter[…]

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