Bogus call outs by hijackers claim a life in KZN

06 October 2019 - 00:02

The family of businessman Gert Pretorius gathered at the Grace Community Church in Newcastle on Wednesday to give  him an emotional sendoff days after he was lured to his death by a hijacking syndicate operating in northern KwaZulu-Natal.The 49-year-old owner of Majuba Glass was the first fatality  in a spate of hijackings that has  plagued the Esicabazini area, near the Tembe Elephant Park bordering Mozambique, leaving    at least 12 people dead.

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