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How criminal syndicates target courier vehicles in Gauteng

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Crime activist Yusuf Abramjee has warned that incidents in which criminal syndicates targeted courier vehicles were soaring in Gauteng, with three robberies having taken place this week in Pretoria alone.


13 Jul 2020
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How criminal syndicates target courier vehicles in Gauteng

Criminal syndicates are pulling all the stops in hijacking and robbing courier vehicles of valuable goods transported around Gauteng. The gangs’ modus operandi, according to a truck driver who spoke to The Citizen on condition of anonymity for fear of reprisals, included staging “police roadblocks”, with the imposters dressed in uniform, emerging from a car fitted with a blue light. “Having worked in the industry for almost three years, myself and colleagues have been through so much. “You cannot be vigilant enough while transporting clients’ goods in parts of Gauteng. “The other day I stopped at a red robot of...

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