Hijacker shot dead by police

A HIJACKER who terrorised the community of Clermont, near Pinetown, has been shot dead by the police, a spokesperson saidyesterday.

A HIJACKER who terrorised the community of Clermont, near Pinetown, has been shot dead by the police, a spokesperson saidyesterday.

Police were about to arrest Ntankiso Nene when he pulled out a gun from underneath his pillow and tried to attack them, said Superintendent Vincent Mdunge.

"Police acted swiftly and shot him dead," he said.

Mdunge said police had found a hijacked vehicle in a workshop in Pinetown.

The workshop owner told police it belonged to a man who lived in Hammarsdale.

"Police went to the owner's house and he led them to Nene, who had sold him the car," said Mdunge. - Sapa

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