CCTV video footage shows the man being pulled away from his Polo GTI and pushed onto the ground and savagely beaten, while another man rummages through his vehicle, before fleeing in a black Citi Golf.
According to the victim of the stabbing, Loganathan Munien, he was playing a friendly game of pool with the Merry Hill Primary School pupil’s step-father when the incident occurred.
Police are continuing with investigations with possible linkages to other cases of carjacking reported at Sydenham and surrounding areas.
Lotus Park resident, 61-year-old, Selva Pillay, and his family, are still reeling from shock as the incident occurred while he was travelling with his grandchildren to school, on Wednesday morning.
The team of dedicated investigators from FCS units secured a total of 49 convictions. Among those convictions are the 13 life sentences, 319 years and six months imprisonment secured in the past month for rape.
These operations aimed at preventing criminal activities, searching for wanted suspects and maintaining high police visibility at the Glebelands Hostel and areas within the cluster.
Communications officer of the Bayview SAPS, W/O Collin Chetty, said officers from the Bayview SAPS were at the scene.
According to police reports, the complainant was driving towards the off ramp, when a silver VW Polo cut him off.
The officers conducted an investigation and it was established that the vehicle was hijacked in the Umbilo area.
In addition to this, the woman is prohibited from owning any animal for the next five years. One of the dogs was rescued from the woman’s home, last year.
In the first case, justice was served after a 44-year-old man was sentenced to 287 years behind bars for rape, robbery and kidnapping, recently.