These are the hijacking hotspots in South Africa and the cars being targeted
While South Africa has seen a slight decrease in year-on-year hijackings, the numbers are still alarmingly high.
In the latest quarterly crime statistics (July to September 2023), the South African Police Service noted 6,009 hijacked vehicles.
This is a 2.3% decline compared to the same period in 2022, but this equates to about 66 vehicles stolen every day across the country.
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The most hijackings occurred in Gauteng (2,984), Western Cape (887), and KwaZulu-Natal (880).
Hotspots in the three most populated provinces are:
3) Orange Farm
3) Philippi East
Business Tech reports that according to Fidelity, Toyota, Volkswagen, and Nissan vehicles continue to be common targets.
Specific models include:
• Toyota Hilux, Fortuner, and Corollas
• VW Polos
• Nissan NP200s
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