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Driving without fear in bulletproof cars

Driving without fear in bulletproof cars

Grant Anderson shows a bulletproofed window that saved the driver's life in an actual hijacking attempt.Image: Denis Droppa Motorists shell out big money to hijack-proof their vehicles at Armormax An R4 rifle round travels at 980m a second, which equates to 3,500km/h....

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Kidnapping gangs target SA

Kidnapping gangs target SA

Sophisticated syndicates are raking in millions from cash businesses and are co-opting South African police officers The police are pressing panic buttons over an exponential increase in high-profile kidnappings for ransom that saw local and international abduction...

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WATCH: Hijacking ordeal for siblings

WATCH: Hijacking ordeal for siblings

A teenager’s birthday turned into a nightmare as she watched in horror as her older sister was hijacked. Hususena Kara (27) had just dropped off her younger siblings at their home on Bulwer Street when they were accosted by armed people who pulled her out of her...

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Woman shot dead in ambush on pair’s car in Umhlanga

Woman shot dead in ambush on pair’s car in Umhlanga

A woman was shot and killed while her male companion is fighting for his life in hospital, after they were ambushed in Umhlanga Rocks on Saturday afternoon soon after 13:00. The pair sustained multiple gunshot wounds. Kyle Van Reenen from Crisis Medical and Marshall...

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Convicted hijacker gives insights into how they operate

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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