Umkomaas hijacker slain – IOL News

Durban – A man was killed and his accomplice arrested after they hijacked a motorist in Umkomaas. The motorist, 52, stopped under a tree to answer his cellphone near the Naidooville Primary School on Monday afternoon in Craigieburn. Three men took his Toyota Cressida.

Police spokesman Captain Thulani Zwane said the men threatened him with a 9mm pistol. They tried to force him into the back seat but he fought back and ran away.

He saw the hijackers drive off in his car towards the N2 freeway and alerted police on his cellphone. Zwane said the car overturned a few hundred metres from the Umkomaas on-ramp. Three suspects fled through the bush towards Sun Park….