Tag: Truck Hijackings

Goods trucks targeted in two separate hijackings in Pietermaritzburg

Goods trucks targeted in two separate hijackings in Pietermaritzburg

Mi7 National Group’s Strategic Threat Response Unit members were dispatched after reports of a hijacking incident. It is believed a driver delivering goods from a prominent online retailer was hijacked in the Grange area. The driver was shot during the incident and is recovering in hospital. It is believed the […]

Bogus Gauteng Traffic Officers arrested after hijacking trucks

Bogus Gauteng Traffic Officers arrested after hijacking trucks

The Hawks’ Tactical Operations Management Section, Falcon Risk Solutions, Tracker Connect, Gauteng Traffic Police Saturation Unit, Gauteng Traffic Police Chopper and Insurance Crime Bureau executed an operation following reports of truck-hijackings in Gauteng. The multidisciplinary team’s meticulous investigation was hot on hills of the bogus Gauteng Traffic Officers who were […]

Police concerned about Truck and vehicle hijackings in the province

Police concerned about Truck and vehicle hijackings in the province

Truck drivers and motorists are all cautioned to be aware of hijacking incidences that are happening in the province. After Police received reports about motorists who were hijacked by hitchhikers in the province. Free State police are once more advising motorists to stop offering lifts to unknown people. This is […]

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Major increase in truck hijackings!

The crime statistics for the second quarter of 2020/2021 were released last week Friday. Police minister, Bheki Cele, says there was a 1.6% decrease, or 79 less, in cases of carjacking. There was also, however, a 31.7% increase in truck hijacking.  The managing director of MasterDrive, Eugene Herbert, says whether you […]

Spike in truck hijackings in Rietgat

Spike in truck hijackings in Rietgat

Following a spike of truck hijackings in the Rietgat policing precinct in Soshanguve, the Rietgat SAPS would like to call on the furniture removal industry to call the police station prior to them entering the policing precinct. The modus operandi is that criminals calls the removal companies pretending to be […]