Warning on airport safety


members of the public to be extra vigilant when travelling from OR Tambo International Airport File picture: Russell Roberts

Gauteng police are cautioning members of the public to be extra vigilant when travelling from OR Tambo International Airport.

This comes after an Uber driver and his passenger were allegedly followed on Friday from the airport to Petervale in Sandton by a white Toyota Corolla with an unknown registration number.

“It is further alleged that on arrival at their destination‚ the victims were attacked by the armed suspects who shot and injured the Uber driver during a scuffle‚ and then made off with two bags that belonged to the passenger‚” police said.

The wounded Uber driver was recovering in hospital‚ while the suspects were still at large.

Police are appealing to anyone with information to contact their nearest police station or Crime Stop at 08600-10111.

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