On 13 June 2018 at 09:30, Heilbron police activated Zamdela police regarding a hijacking incident. Based on information, the hijacked vehicle was en route to Zamdela.
Colonel Rapitsi deployed members for a high density operation in Zamdela and Sasolburg. The team responded swiftly and spotted the vehicle near Amelia Section in Zamdela and on an attempt to stop it, four of the five people in the vehicle alighted and started to run away.
All deployed members pursued the suspects and all four were arrested. The fifth person, the victim, remained in the vehicle.
The hijacked vehicle, a white Toyota Quantum was recovered. Two firearms, 1 with the serial number filed off, and two bags suspected to contain explosive were also recovered.
The explosives Unit has been summoned to the scene for verification.
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