- Video footage shared via social media shows an attempted hijacking of a BMW
- An altercation takes place and the driver is forced out of his vehicle
- The hijackers aren’t able to drive the car due to the key-less ignition and social media users were loving how they were foiled
Hijacking has become a major problem in South Africa over the last few years.
Many South Africans have employed various tactics to avoid becoming a victim – avoiding driving at night, anti-hijack kits, tracker systems, amongst others.
A video shared via Facebook by South Africa Live showed off that cars with a specific factory-fitted feature may be 1 of the most effective solutions.
The video shows how attackers force the driver of a BMW 1-Series to get out of his car.
An altercation ensues and the man is forced to flee.
The hijackers get in but are unable to drive the vehicle due to the car’s keyless ignition.
They are forced to walk away from the car, for the driver to return unscathed.
Briefly.co.za gathered that Facebook users revelled in the hijackers’ misery as the comments poured in.
Sakhile Masuku said, “Well played, if only he could lock them inside the car.”
Velona Moses said, “Whuuu shame..these ones not so smart.”
Katlego Makhubedu added: “I like keyless cars, when they pull you out you run.”
Nankulo Bhuti Wakwa Sokombela said, “Loool Stupid Bastards... Never laughed this hard in weeks...Damn that Man deserves a Bells.”
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