Latest hijacking hotspots in Gauteng

Latest hijacking hotspots in Gauteng

South Africa recorded an increase in hijackings from January to March 2021.

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While car hijackings increased by 5%, the hijacking of trucks increased by a shocking 25%.

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Breakfast with Martin Bester recently spoke to Gerda, a woman who almost lost everything when she and her son were on their way from Loskop Dam to Johannesburg. Gerda drove her Land Cruiser because she had to transport camping gear, as well as her son’s fish baiting equipment. 

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Gerda drove to Kempton Park and she took the N12 split. She passed a filling station and there were blue lights with sirens behind her. Read the full story here.

According to the Citizen News, these are the following hijacking hotspots in Gauteng:

  • R21 Freeway from OR Tambo International Airport to Pretoria.
  • The Golden Highway
  • The N4 Pretoria to Mpumalanga between Bronkhorstspruit and Balmoral offramp
  • The N4 Mpumalanga to Pretoria between Solomon Mahlangu and Watermeyer offramp
  • The N4 to Rustenburg between R80 Mabopane Highway and Brits plaza tollgate
  • The N1 Polokwane N4 Mpumalanga interchange in Pretoria

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