- A man took to social media to share details on how his wife was hijacked at gunpoint of her Mercedes-Benz
- The thieves took the vehicle and the woman’s cellphone and sped off, leaving her stranded on the road
- Fortunately, she was unharmed during the incident and the stripped vehicle was later recovered
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A man shared the devastating ordeal of how his wife was hijacked at gunpoint of her luxury vehicle on Wednesday, 2 February in Katlehong.
Taking to his Twitter account @collinsAMI12 detailed the incident:
“Last night around 9pm my wife was hijacked at gunpoint in Katlehong, by the grace of God she was unharmed. They took the Mercedes then sped off, leaving her stranded on the road. When she got help she called and I alerted @TrackerSA, who activated the device and recovered the car stripped.”
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Online users shared their reactions on the tweet:
“These guys who strip cars I suspect were former worker for these companies.”
“I think they have device that pinpoints where tracker is hidden.”
“Sorry Malume. We appreciate that she’s unharmed.”
“This thing of hijacking is serious and police are not acting. My uncle bought a bakkie yesterday and he was hijacked at the gate and shot to death. Good thing your wife was unharmed, may the good Lord protected her.”
“Damn SA is a crime scene. I am sorry brother. Thanks God she is fine. cherry on top the car was found. Be well brother and be there for her during this difficult time.”
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“I'm glad she's fine man.”
Man gets hijacked at front gate, SA horrified
Briefly News previously reported on a video of one local man being hijacked at his front gate has left SA in serious shock. The violent incident has left many peeps concerned about the ever-growing rate of crime in SA.
Heading online, social cohesion advocate @Abramjee shared the distressing clip. According to his reports, the incident took place near Kempton Park.
In the video, a man can be seen fiddling with his gate before three men approach. He desperately tries to get the gate closed before being kicked to the ground as his keys are taken. Startled neighbours look on as the thieves speed away with the injured man's car.
Source: Briefly News