Two men nabbed with hijacked vehicle

DURBAN – It is alleged by the complainant that on 25 March 2021 at 06:00, he parked his vehicle outside his place of residence in Bergville when he was approached by two unknown men.

At gunpoint, the suspects demanded the car keys. The suspects took vehicle keys, TV set and fled in complainant’s vehicle. Charges of carjacking and robbery were opened for investigation by Bergville SAPS.

The Ladysmith Vehicle Crime Investigation Unit, Bergville, Winterton SAPS and a private security company followed up information regarding a hijacked vehicle yesterday. The vehicle was spotted in the Loskop Road and the team proceeded to the scene.

Two suspects aged 20 and 31 years were placed under arrest. The suspects will appear before the Bergville Magistrates’ Court tomorrow, 1 April 2021.

The Acting Provincial Commissioner for KwaZulu-Natal, Major General Thulani Gonya congratulated the team for the arrest of the carjackers.

Source: South African Police Service