Woman held for false hijacking case

Crime & Courts

Johannesburg - A 27-year-old woman accused of opening a false hijacking case was arrested in Pimville, Soweto, on Wednesday, Gauteng police said.

The woman reported a hijacking at the Orlando police station on Tuesday, said Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela.

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902 A crime scene expert takes pictures of the scene on 7th street in Linden where 3 men tried to hijack a woman after a chase with the police that started in Robindale. 190208. Picture: Bongiwe Mchunu

“She told the police she was hijacked by two armed men at the robots in Dube.”

It appeared that she was drunk at a tavern in the area when one of her friends took her car to the woman's house in Pimville. She would appear in the Orlando Magistrate's Court on Thursday.


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