Shocking footage of 3 cars being raided in 3 minutes by thieves in Craighall…
CCTV footage from a business in Craighall, taken on the evening of 24 April 2018, shows how a gang of criminals broke into and raided three vehicles in just three minutes with absolute ease, all in plain sight of passing motorists.
Theft from motor vehicles is a prevailing issue in South Africa, with the Statistics South Africa 2016/17 Victims of Crime Survey stating that 139 433 of these crimes took place in one year. That’s an average of 382 incidents a day.
“With roughly 16 incidents of theft from a motor vehicle every hour, South African vehicle owners have to be vigilant”, says Maanda Tshifularo, Head of Dialdirect, “These incidents could be significantly reduced, if not avoided altogether, by putting smart measures in place.”
Dialdirect offers the following tips to protect your vehicle and valuables:
Tshifularo concludes. “It’s also very handy to have Namola, the safety app, supported by Dialdirect, on your smartphone. Namola is the simplest way for South Africans to get help fast in an emergency.”