Minister escapes hijacking, dumped in Brits

Deputy Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Thabang Makwetla. Picture: www.gov.za

According to Eyewitness News the African National Congress Member of Parliament Thabang Makwetla has escaped unharmed after being hijacked and dumped in a bush in Brits in the North West.

Spokesperson Ntime Skhosana has confirmed to that Makwetla, who is also deputy minister of justice and correctional services, was followed by a car near the Life Riverfield Hospital in Johannesburg at around 7:30 pm on Sunday night.

Skhosana says four men accosted Makwetla and shoved him in the back seat of his car along with the security guards from the hospital before dumping the group in Brits.

The motive behind the crime is still unclear.

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Deon van Huizen
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