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Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga survives hijacking

Robbers made off with his Mercedes-Benz early on Saturday morning. Msimanga was targeted while leaving a restaurant.

City of Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga. Picture: @SollyMsimanga/Twitter

JOHANNESBURG - Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga has been hijacked in Midrand.

Robbers made off with his Mercedes-Benz early on Saturday morning. Msimanga was targeted while leaving a restaurant.

He says he was confronted by two armed men and that he wasn't with his bodyguards.

"Physically, I'm not harmed. Still a bit shaken, but physically not harmed. We hope that the vehicle is recovered."

Msimanga says some of possession were also in the car.

"A laptop, my ID, driver's licence and some other stuff were taken.

A hunt is now on for the vehicle and the suspects.

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