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A class B felony (US) defined as the intentional or knowing taking of a motor vehicle from the possession of another by use of (1) a deadly weapon; or (2) force or intimidation
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Although Makol admitted that cases of robbers or car hijackings continued to rock capital, Juba, he was quick to dismiss them as "isolated" security threats that can happen in any metropolitan city.
Everyone has heard stories about South Africa - the gun crime, the car hijackings and the poverty.
The most dangerous threat against the thousands of relief workers who travel the dirt roads of Darfur are the bandits who spread horror by committing car hijackings, and these occur on a daily basis.
A: Those who choose to drive private cars should be aware that car hijackings do occur, although precautions can be taken to avoid this.
Reports of armed robberies and break-ins, kidnappings, murders and car hijackings are becoming more frequent.
They also said an officer was severely beaten by Speight's supporters when he went to the parliamentary complex to investigate last week's car hijackings.
Reported car hijackings in South Africa increased from 10,389 in 1995 to 13,011 in 1997.
Lakes state's minister of Information and communication, Charles Badiri Mayen, confirmed the governor had called upon the council of ministers to support him to achieve the disarmament process, adding he wanted all Lakes state's main roads to be free of robbery and car hijackings.
Violent crime is rife in many areas of South Africa, where there are about 20,000 murders, 50,000 rapes, and 15,000 car hijackings each year.
The country last year recorded 24,588 murders, 52,160 cases of rape, 249,375 home burglaries and 13,011 car hijackings.
POLICE in Coven-try have been inundated with calls from female drivers plunged into fear by an apparent rise in car hijackings.