- The Economic Freedom Fighters Head of Presidency Vuyani Pambo was hijacked on Monday, 27 June
- The political party released a statement and said that the parliamentarian’s vehicle, money, and documents were stolen
- The incident was described as a “premeditated” plan to secure valuable documents and information
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JOHANNESBURG - The Economic Freedom Fighters Head of Presidency Vuyani Pambo was hijacked by three armed men on Monday, 27 June.
The political party released a statement condemning the incident and said that the parliamentarian’s vehicle, money, and documents were stolen.
Describing the criminals, the EFF said they were well-built men who were masked. According to News24, the robbers made off with Pambo’s identification document and organisational material.
After completing the robbery, the men left the vehicle behind. In the statement released by the EFF, the incident was described as “premeditated” to secure valuable documents and information. The statement also said that the incident proves that no one is immune to criminal activity in the country.
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The EFF noted that criminality levels, especially organised crime, have reached intolerable levels. The party called on law enforcement officials to increase their efforts to fight crime in the country.
South Africans weighed in on the hijacking, with many people left disturbed over the high crime levels in the country:
“We are in trouble EFF will be marching next week against hijackings.”
“We do know that some people even knew where this guy’s children went to school, they said it on tv, radio etc. looks like they’ve had their eyes on him for a while”.
“Thank God he is safe and alive. A car is replaceable not life.”
“And the police will do their jobs now probably.”
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In a related matter, Briefly News also reported National Assembly Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula wants the allegations of sexual harassment and gender-based violence by Parliamentary Protection Services (PPS) officers to be investigated.
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Source: Briefly News