Hijacking Latest News
The young couple who were killed after their car ran out of fuel have been identified. The victims were Johanco Fleischman, 19, and Jessica Kuhn, 21. Colonel Lungelo Dlamini, a police spokesperson, confirmed the couple's deaths.
Daryl Kotze, a Durban-based film-maker, is currently in a stable condition in hospital after being shot by gunmen on the N3 near the Felix Dlamini Road turnoff. The incident occurred on Thursday night.
Recently, crime statistics that state a vehicle is hijacked every 32 minutes have shaken Mzansi to its core. Managing director of Paratus Enterprise, Hendri Appelgryn, provided important information about the habits of hijackers.
Sbu Buthelezi, the Ukhozi FM DJ, was shot during an attempted hijacking on Sunday, 20 January. The radio personality survived being shot several times and it is reported that doctors found 6 bullets in his body.
Two Durban hijackers thought they were very clever when they took off in the vehicle they stole. However, a brave police officer proved them wrong and served justice to the two criminals. They were caught red-handed and red-faced.
Crime is a big problem in South Africa and no one gets spared. Actress Linda Mtoba's husband was recently a hijack victim and her recounting of what happened to him was a bleak reminder of the dangers of our country.