Johannesburg – Gauteng drivers ought to be on high alarm for crooks putting spikes or articles on open streets particularly on Friday nights and over time somewhere in the range of 6pm and 4am.
This comes after an increment in occurrences where drivers have been focused on by burglars, either through the setting of spikes on streets or substantial items being tossed from overhead extensions.
On Friday night, a presume who supposedly positioned spikes on the R80 expressway close to Pretoria was shot dead by a driver.
At the point when the driver then, at that point attempted to replace a penetrated tire at around 9pm, the presumes discharged shots at the driver and his family. The driver terminated back, lethally injuring one suspect while his two assistants, who are claimed to be essential for an organization, escaped.
Recently, Limpopo police captured four suspects accepted to be essential for a spiking group threatening drivers along the N1 and R101 among Polokwane and Pretoria.
Police are endeavoring to decrease spiking occurrences along the N4 and R566 expressways especially.
"The business as usual is that these hoodlums move from one region to the next where the streets hush up to deny drivers of their well deserved money and different possessions.
"These occurrences happen particularly on Friday nights and over time somewhere in the range of 18h00 and 04h00 toward the beginning of the day," the Gauteng Traffic Police said.
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