Two SAPS officers from Pretoria, Sunnyside station were hijacked while sleeping in a car.
The sleeping beauties where sleeping on the side of one of the busiest streets in Sunnyside in a marked NP200 when unruly hijackers took the car at gun point. according to the witnesses the 5 hijackers where armed and they where driving a brand new blue citi polo.
The criminals did not take anything from the police accept the car, not even their guns. It was later discovered that the polo was also hijacked on the same street just a few minutes before the police vehicle was hijacked. The duo did not report the incident immediately because they were too embarrassed to tell their superiors instead they tried to find the car on their own and they were unsuccessful.
The two later reported their misfortune to their superiors five hours later.
“We were too sleepy to take action I think the criminals drugged us”
By the time the car was reported as missing and in the hands of criminals it was too late. The car was involved in four hijackings and over 10 robberies around Pretoria. It was found abandoned in Soshanguve. Police are promising a reward to anyone with valid information. The sleepy duo had been suspended.