The Uber driver had worked with different accessories to commandeer and abduct a vehicle parts conveyance driver, utilizing a face cover to blindfold him simultaneously.
Police said the 35-year-old suspect was captured with the assistance of the vehicle proprietor who helped police in carrying the suspect to book.
"Suspects obstructed the casualty with a white Toyota Quantum and a dark Toyota Corolla; three leaped out and pointed guns at him. They constrained him to sit in the center while two suspects bounced in and drove off.
"They blindfolded him with his face veil and took him to a Toyota Quantum where he had to rests. The organization vehicle was conveying vehicle parts worth R500 000; they took it to George Goch lodging where they offloaded it," said Mbele.
He said the vehicle was recuperated at the inn after they educated the police regarding its whereabouts. They likewise furnished the police with the vehicle enrollment which connected the e-hailing driver to the wrongdoing.
"They figured out how to take the enrollment of a dim Toyota Corolla and it was circled. The proprietor of the vehicle helped the police and carried the suspect with him to the station," he said.
The suspect was captured at the Joburg focal police headquarters and will confront commandeering and hijacking charges at the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court, where he is relied upon to show up tomorrow.
Joburg focal station commandant Brigadier Perumal complimented the working connection between the police and the local area. He asked the police to follow and capture remarkable suspects.
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