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Hijacking suspect shot dead by police after high-speed chase

A hijacking suspect has been shot dead in Heidelburg, east of Johannesburg, during a high-speed chase by police.

The incident took place on Saturday after two suspects allegedly hijacked a vehicle in Tsakane.

Police said the suspects left the scene with the stolen vehicle before abandoning the car on the highway.

It’s understood the suspects started shooting at police, and one of them was killed in the crossfire.

“The officers retaliated, fatally wounding one of the suspects and arresting one while the other two suspects managed to evade arrest,” said spokesperson Dimakatso Nevhuhulwi.

“Two firearms were found on the scene. The arrested suspect will be charged with hijacking, attempted murder, and possession of unlicensed firearms. The police investigation continues.”


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Grammy Award-winning musician Black Coffee whose real name is Nkosinathi Maphumulo has finally opened up about his flight accident.

Black Coffee

In an interview with Kaya FM’s Thabo ‘Tbose’ Mokwele, the DJ said he saw his life flash before his very eyes during the January 5th plane crash. “It was not quick. That was the most painful thing about this incident… And then I woke up in the hospital. Read More