#CrimeStats | ‘My car was stolen from a police station’

13 September 2019 - 06:13 By Nonkululeko Njilo
A hijacking victim says his vehicle was recovered and then lost at a police station.
A hijacking victim says his vehicle was recovered and then lost at a police station.
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Hijacking victim Bongani Makamu was turned away from the police station at least three times, and when his car was eventually recovered, the police managed to lose it again.

His tale of being sent from pillar to post is one of many, but police say South Africans have no idea how underresourced and overextended they are.

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