SAPS Arrests Hijackers in Zandvlei Shootout

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In a dramatic shootout, members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) arrested hijackers in Zandvlei, Cape Town this morning. The hijackers were chased by three K9 unit vehicles after they stole a navy blue Mercedes Benz C200 in Muizenberg. The chase ended with a gunfight, resulting in the arrest of the hijackers.

The Hijacking Incident

The hijackers were involved in a high-speed chase with the police before the gunfight. The Mercedes Benz C200 came to a stop on the pavement after colliding with a tree. Images circulating on social media show the police subduing the hijackers following the arrest.

Unrelated Incident

In a separate case, early this morning, members of the Temba Police Department detained a 31-year-old suspect at Carousel View North for having a gun and ammo without a license. They did this after getting a tip from the community. When they heard of the suspect’s whereabouts, the police were out on a routine patrol to prevent crime.

Police Action and Results

The SAPS have not yet responded to media inquiries about the hijacking incident. However, the police’s swift action and ability to apprehend the hijackers without any injuries to the public is commendable. The arrest of the suspect in possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition is also a win for the police in their efforts to combat crime in the area.

As always, the SAPS encourages the public to report any suspicious activity or information that could lead to the arrest of criminals. The police will continue to work tirelessly to ensure the safety and security of all citizens in Cape Town.

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