A 28-year-old accused, Mohau Molaeng of Jouberton Township appeared in the Wolmaransstad Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 31 March 2014 on charges of suspected stolen vehicle and car hijacking. The accused is still in custody and will appear again on 7 April 2014 for confirmation of his residential address.
It is alleged that the accused was arrested at Tswelelang Township in Wolmaransstad when he was driving recklessly and collided with other two vehicles. It is further alleged that his passenger fled the scene after the incident and the community members managed to apprehend the driver before he attempted to flee from the scene too.
The police were called to the scene and it was discovered that the vehicle he drove was allegedly hi-jacked in Jouberton.