On the 29th of September 201, I'm robbers displayed in new level of ruthlessness which export our heartless criminals can be. When one advocates for death penalty they surely will not be wrong. Traumatizing experiences are being reported daily and the people who carry out such robberies are walking around the streets of South Africa free. In a report which was shared to the members of the public by Crime Air Network, a family which comprised of a father and his two kids got hijacked by a gang of armed robbers.
What is more concerning is that these robbers went on to kidnap this family as well. This is said to have happened on the corner of Hanover and 11th Avenue in Fordsburg, Johannesburg. Law enforcement agents were informed of the scary incident by witnesses who saw all this drama unfolding.
Many are just praying that this family will be found safe and alive. No arrests have been made and investigations are said to be underway. A CCTV camera footage was also shared which showed how this all happened.
A gang of robbers is seen approaching the victim as he was chatting to a make companion while parking his vehicle next to the road. He was approached by the robbers who took one of his daughters into their vehicle as they hijackef the victim his BMW vehicle.
The Gauteng Province is one of the areas where kidnappings are common. A large number of cases are reported but through the relentless work of the police officers, most of the victims are found alive
Members of the South African Police Services are pleading for assistance from the members of the public who might have information regarding this incident. All those who might know where this family is being kept or the perpetrators who are behind this hijacking and kidnap incident are being kindly asked to share the information with the police department.
Members of the public can visit the nearest police station or make a call to the police on the crime stop number which is 08600-10111. Police officers also assured the nation that all the information they will receive will be treated with the highest level of confidentiality.
You can click this link to watch the full video of the hijack and kidnap incident.
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