Beware of carjackers!

This comes after a number of recent attempts of carjacking and holdup in the suburbs.

Gerehu police station commander, Robert Kurei, said the number of hold ups and carjacking has increased during this election period.

Most of these incidents happen when families are trying to drive into their residence or driving out.

“These men are doing this right at our doorsteps now and we urge residents to take a little more extra care during this time.”

Criminals are using the opportunity to their advantage when a lot is happening during the election period.

Residents warn of rising lawlessness in NCD

Most of them have been taking it straight to social media platforms to tell the public about their ordeals and the threats and attempted holdups whilst moving about the city.

Below is a resident’s post about what took place yesterday whilst she was making her way home.

“Still shocked from the attempted hold up 3 hours ago. God, I could have killed some men on the new Baruni dump road after they attempted to stop the vehicle.

“About six men jumped onto the road, ran towards the car, throwing stones at us.