Seven suspects have been arrested in separate incidents and six vehicles recovered at the Lebombo border Post between Mpumalanga and Mozambique.
Three suspected hijackers have been killed during a shoot-out with police in Kaalfontein near Tembisa east of Johannesburg.
The third suspect wanted in connection with Monday’s hijacking incident at Chatsworth south of Durban in which a 9-year-old girl was fatally wounded, has been identified.
The third suspect in the botched car hijack that left nine-year old Sardia Shukhraj of Chatsworth dead, has appeared briefly in the Durban magistrate’s court.
Police have used rubber bullets and teargas to disperse an angry crowd at Chatsworth south of Durban on Monday night, after scores of residents embarked on a protest over a failed car hijacking at Shallcross.