Tag: truck hijacking

Two females arrested after hijacking of a tipper truck

Two females arrested after hijacking of a tipper truck

As part of Operation #OKaeMolao, a multi-disciplinary roadblock was held at Kliprivier Road which resulted in the recovery of a tipper truck that was hijacked in the Northern Cape, Winsorton. The driver (27) and her 20-year-old accomplice were arrested. Overnight operations to trace wanted suspects across the Gauteng province, saw […]

Police in Gqeberha recover hijacked truck, cargo and arrest one suspect

Police in Gqeberha recover hijacked truck, cargo and arrest one suspect

A hijacked truck and 25 tons of copper were recovered and a suspect was arrested within two hours after the hijacking took place in Deal Party yesterday afternoon, 14 July 2022. It is alleged that at about 14:00 the complainant (30) was driving a truck with two trailers transporting copper […]

Hijack victims and hijacked truck located in La Mercy

Hijack victims and hijacked truck located in La Mercy

A man, his assistant, and a Tata truck were located on the M4 in La Mercy- KZN following a hijacking on Gopalall Hurbans Road in Tongaat – KZN. A second truck assistant arrived at Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) offices in Tongaat requesting assistance after he witnessed three suspects driving […]

Hijacked truck recovered by JMPD in Randburg

Hijacked truck recovered by JMPD in Randburg

JMPD K9 Unit attended a complaint of a white Freightliner truck. The vehicle was hijacked in Mamelodi, Pretoria and it was recovered abandoned at the corner of Malibongwe Drive and Capital Road, Randburg. The truck was booked in at the SAPS Aeroton pound.

Major increase in truck hijackings!

Major increase in truck hijackings!

The latest crime statistics revealed a big jump in hijacking, causing concern for many. In particular truck hijacking saw an increase of over 900%, going from a 3.8% increase the previous quarter to a 31.4% increase. It is also the crime that saw the second biggest increase in the most […]

Truck hijacker to appear in court

Truck hijacker to appear in court

Swift action by police officers on patrol led to the arrest of a hijacker in Nyanga this morning. The 35-year-old man and his accomplices attempted to hijack a commercial truck at an intersection at the corners of Govan Mbeki and Link Roads whilst the truck was stationary by directing it […]

Three suspects arrested for truck hijacking

Three suspects arrested for truck hijacking

The Provincial Commissioner of the SAPS in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Daphney Manamela has expressed her appreciation for the arrest of three suspects, Fortune Nzima, 32, Tebogo Moshia, 28, and Bonny Motsepe 28 for truck hijacking which occurred on 18 March 2022 in Middelburg. According to the report, on the […]