DURBAN – Two suspects that were captured on a dash cam waving their gun at the driver have now been arrested. The video quickly went viral on Social Media with people fearing that it could have happened to them.
The victim driver, 45, was left petrified when allegedly on the 15th December 2019 him and his family became victims of an attempted carjacking.
In the video you can see the victim drive to an intersection and stops, this is when the carjacker stands in front of the vehicle. With the gun being waved in the victims face he acts quickly by reversing to get to safety.
A case was not long after opened at Montclair Police Station, throughout the month an intelligence driven operation was under way to track down the suspects. The operation lead to a 20-year-old and 33-year-old male to be arrested in connection with the carjacking.
Both suspects were charged with carjacking and the 20-year-old suspect was also charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm.
Further intelligence lead the Police to discover that the 33-year-old suspect was also linked to a carjacking case that happened previously in the Montclair area.
Both suspects attended Durban Magistrates Court yesterday and have been remanded until the 13th January.