- Video footage revealed how a Time-link Cargo truck was hijacked recently
- The criminals were dressed in police uniforms and had requested that the truck driver pull over at a 'roadblock'
- Some South Africans viewing the footage felt that the incident had been staged and that it was an inside job
Disturbing video footage has recently come to light which reveals how a Time Link Cargo truck was hijacked.
The alarming thing is that the perpetrators were actually dressed as policemen when they requested the driver to pull over at their 'roadblock'.
Briefly.co.za understands the hijacking took place on the N12 highway just outside Potchefstroom.
It is believed that the incident took place on 28 December, but The South African reported that the truck had since been recovered.
However, the thugs are still on the loose as SAPS has been unable to apprehend the suspects.
The hijackers instructed the driver to exit the vehicle and one of the men then assumed his position in the driver's seat.
He is subsequently joined by two more men in the cabin area, but it soon becomes clear that the thugs are aware of the exact positioning of the cameras.
Twitter user @Abramjee shared the video via Twitter and Briefly.co.za noted some of the strong reactions.
Andre G (@AG66614) somewhat sympathised with the driver:
"Not sure why the truck driver could not see they are tsotsis. Saw it a mile away, but in SA you have to stop for fake cops too in case they are not fake cops. We are not allowed to use our own judgement and explain or reason later."
Lundi Dyonta (@KQ_Dyonta) smelt a rat:
"There is something fishy here. There way he pulled up, it's like he anticipated people waiting for him there. Hope I'm wrong."
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