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2021/01/25      |  Written By:  Captain B XULU   |   Province:  Gauteng

Sandton: Police manage to trace and arrest two suspects shortly after car hijacking incident that took place at the fuel station in the corner of Bowling Avenue and Dartfield in Sandton on Thursday, 21st January 2021at about 20:25.

The complainant was at the fuel station when he was about to leave after filling the fuel, unknown man approached him by pointing him with a firearm and forced him out the car. Suspect got to the driver’s seat to drove the car and the other one got inside from passenger side.

The suspect struggled to drive the car. The complainant drew his firearm from the waist and fire shot to the suspect in the chest. Both suspects ran away, joined by the third one. The one was shot collapsed few meters from the crime scene and died.

Police searched for the two suspects fled the scene. One of them was also found around the vicinity and he was arrested. In the complainant’s car, a firearm with no serial number, one magazine and four live ammunitions were found by the police which were belonging to the suspects. Later another suspect was also apprehended.

Both suspects were charged for Car Hijacking and Possession of unlicensed firearm. They will appear in Alexandra Magistrates’ Court shortly.