Taxi drivers assist police in apprehending hijacking suspect

The Police in Johannesburg have arrested a 26-year-old men for possession of a hijacked motor vehicle.

It is alleged that two suspects hijacked a 38-year-old female at gunpoint at along Ellof Extension. They jumped into her car and drove off with her. They dropped her off at Faraday Taxi rank where the victim screamed for help and the Taxi drivers came to her rescue. They apprehended one suspect and the vehicle was recovered.

The suspect is expected to appear before Johannesburg Magistrates’ Court on 25 October 2021.

Johannesburg Central Station Commander Brigadier Perumal commended good working relationship between between the police and the Taxi drivers.

Source: South African Police Service

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