The ICCC received information about a Silver Mercedes Benz that was parked in Alexandra and was believed to have been taken during a crime. The ICCC followed up with the Police in order to identify where the vehicle came from. They checked the registration number of the vehicle and discovered that the it has been hijacked in the Bedfordview area.
The matter was investigated further and two suspects were identified as having been involved in the hijacking. In the early hours of the morining on the 17th October 2014, the ICCC and SAPS went on an operation where they arrested the first suspect who had the Mercedes car keys in his possession. The second suspect was identified by the first suspect as being involved.
The suspects were arrested by SAPS and taken to holding cells. The hijacked vehicle was also recovered. Investigations into this incident continue.