The Gauteng Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) has charged three suspects who attempted to hijack motorists with a toy gun in Marlboro, Sandton on Wednesday 29 September.
SUSPECTS TERRORISED MOTORISTS
The arrests were announced by the department via social media on Wednesday. It confirmed that the suspects, who ‘terrorised motorists,’ operated in Marlboro drive and N3 Linbro Park in Marlboro, Sandton.
Meanwhile, Arrive Alive recently reported Johannesburg’s hijacking hotspots. The areas include locations such as Kempton Park, Booysens, Midrand, Houghton, and Kyalami.
Full list of Gauteng, Johannesburg hijacking highspots:
- Kelvin Street, CR Swart
- Pretoria Road , CR Swart
- Elgin Road, Pretoria Road
- Linksfield Road, N3
- Linksfield Road off-ramp off the N3
- Booysens Road off-ramp off the M1
- Wolmarans between Claim and Nugget
- The Houghton Drive off-ramp off the M1
- Jan Smuts Avenue, St Andrews
- Heidelberg Road, N17
- Beyers Naude, N1
- Sunninghill, N1, Rivonia
- Midrand, Clayville
- Grayston, Rivonia, 11th Street
- 11th Avenue, Empire Road
- Jan Smuts Avenue, William Nicol Drive, Hyde Park
- Witkoppen Road
- Bramley Precinct, Wynberg, Bramley, Marlboro, Kew
- Yeoville Precinct, Yeoville, Bellevue, Bellevue East
- Norwood Precinct, Orange Grove, Highlands
- Sandringham Precinct, Glenhazel, Lombardy East, Sandringham
- Parkview Precinct, 11th avenue, 7th Avenue
- Hillbrow Precinct, Upper Houghton, Killarney
- The Hillbrow Precinct
- Rosebank Precinct, Saxonwold, Parkwood
- Christiaan de Wet, Wilgerood road, Roodepoort
- Louis Botha Avenue, M11, Hillbrow, Alexandra
- Riviera, M1
- Fairland Ex. 6, 11th Avenue, Fairland
- Alexandra, 1st Avenue, Pretoria Main road
- New road, N1, robots
- William Nichol, N1 highway.
Staying with Gauteng, Police Minister Bheki Cele says progress has already been made in the murder of ANC Tshwane ward councillor Tshepo Motaung. The victim was shot at least 20 times with an R5 rifle on Friday evening, 24 September 2021 in Mabopane.