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Convicted hijacker gives insights into how they operate

Johannesburg - According to Statistics South Africa’s recent Victims of Crime Survey, in just one year a total of 34 880 hijackings took place in South Africa. That’s one hijacking every 15 minutes. “While some hijackings are meticulously planned, others are...

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Violent hijackings spike in Gauteng

JOHANNESBURG - Tracker has released statistics looking into the number of car crimes affecting its customer base. It's reported over 5400 hijackings over the past year, most of them in Gauteng. It's not just the number of hijackings that's alarming, it's the violence...

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Armoured vehicles have gone mainstream in Johannesburg

Managing director Grant Anderson stands next to an SUV that has been armoured, showing how all the leather trim and carpet have been added to the armoured cocoon, that now separates the passengers from the load carrying area of the luxury SUV. Picture: Supplied...

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‘Grateful to be with my family’

Not many people survive a hail of bullets and Daryl Kotze knows he is lucky to be alive after he came under heavy fire while driving on the N3 Durban-bound before the Felix Dlamini (Brickfield) Road off-ramp last month. The Pietermaritzburg-born filmmaker — who is...

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One dead as hijackers, police face off in Randburg

A suspect was fatally shot and four others injured in a shoot-out with police after a car hijacking was intercepted in Randburg, Johannesburg on Friday morning. According to Gauteng police spokesperson, Captain Mavela Masondo police have been investigating and...

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