A Carte Blanche crew was recently held up at gunpoint while filming an episode on a new surveillance camera system. Ironically, the team had been reporting on privacy concerns related to the system, which is meant to prevent crime, when the incident occurred.
A Carte Blanche crew was recently held up at gunpoint while filming an episode on Vumacam, a surveillance system meant to curb rising crime rates.
The new camera system from Vumatel is being introduced in the Joburg central business district and surrounding areas. However, some objections have been raised over privacy concerns.
Masa Kekana had joined the team, filming her first appearance as a guest presenter on the M-net show, when the incident occurred.
According to Channel24, Kekana and the crew had been robbed at gunpoint while interviewing Murray Hunter from Right2Know, along with cameraman, Thabo Maleswene.
Kekana says that the whole crew had been robbed by two men of equipment but that everyone had emerged from the incident unharmed.
The crew had returned to the same place to finish up the interview, this time with security personnel parked nearby.
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