One of the u. S. A .’s fastest changed Volkswagen Golf 7Rs changed into discovered stripped open hours after the owner turned into hijacked in Johannesburg.
The blue warm-hatch, geared up with an APR degree 3 overall performance upgrade package and 20-inch Oz racing rims, become famous around SA’s area-mile drag racing scene.
The vehicle became dubbed “MMK” after its proprietor’s initials.
Ronza Tshikombedze, a chum and member of The Crazy Crew Cars – a set of motoring fans – showed that the car turned into hijacked on Monday.
Tshikombedze said the proprietor had knocked off from work and become on his way to look a pal in Kibler Park. He stopped at a nearby Spar to get some drinks.
“As he walked to the doorway, 4 adult males pointed weapons at him and advised him to lie down. They took his vehicle keys and make contact with and positioned him on the again seat and drove off,” he said.
A fourth man was given into a silver Audi A3.
Tshikombedze stated they drove around with the owner for pretty a while before traumatic money and asking him approximately the vehicle tracker, which become faulty.
They withdrew R5,000 from one in all his financial institution cards at an ATM and later made him switch R3,000 to the one of the hijackers thru eWallet.
Tshikombedze said the hijackers additionally swiped for some beers and some meals.
The car’s proprietor become then crushed up and dropped off in Lenasia around 7.25pm.
“They gave him R20 coins to visit the closest police station. He then ran to the closest pub wherein he was known as his brother and us.”
He opened a case at the Lenasia police station.
With the help of an IT specialist, they tracked down the automobile’s area.
“We informed the police station, the flying squad and the dog unit and we rushed there.”
He said after they arrived in the vicinity, the residence was locked. But the flying squad located the automobile one avenue away.
“When we arrived, we discovered the automobile on rocks, stripped to loss of life. They took almost the entirety.
“Two guys have been inside the house however one escaped, and the opposite one changed into arrest. We even found MMK’s bank card in residence and a variety of proof,” he said.
The owner identified the automobile and broke down in tears.
“The guy is traumatized, he hardly slept the complete night time.”
Police couldn’t at once touch upon the hijacking. This story can be up to date once they do.