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THREE NABBED IN POSSESSION OF HIJACKED VEHICLE: MAKHANDA
2021/08/24      |  Written By:  Sergeant M Nkohli   |   Province:  Eastern Cape

SARAH BAARTMAN: 23 August 2021 – Three men were nabbed in possession of a hijacked vehicle in Makhanda two hours, after the vehicle was reportedly hijacked in Kariega yesterday.

On Sunday, 22 August 2021 at about 19:00, it is alleged that members from Grahamstown K9 were conducting patrols, when they received a signal and the location of a vehicle that was allegedly hijacked in KwaNobuhle, Kariega about two hours earlier.  Moments later, a vehicle, blue Chev bakkie was spotted in Beaufort Street, Makhanda, and was pulled off the road. 

The three occupants were arrested and detained in Makhanda SAPS for possession of suspected stolen property, and the vehicle was seized for further investigation. The three men aged between 19 and 43 are due to appear in the Kwanobuhle magistrate’s court on Wednesday, 25 August 2021 on charges of hijacking and possession of stolen property.