“Police were alerted to the hijacking and the truck was found by the Flying Squad about 10 minutes later in Dyasi Street‚ New Brighton. Several boxes are believed to have been stolen‚ however the majority of stock was still inside the truck.”
Naidu said the three staff members were unharmed during the incident.
“The exact amount of alcohol that was taken is unknown currently. The company is doing a stock take in order to determine the exact amount of alcohol stolen‚” she said.
On Monday‚ a refrigeration truck carrying carcasses and boxes of assorted meat was hijacked outside Shoprite in Daku Road‚ Kwazakhele.
The truck was found abandoned in Avenue E in New Brighton a short while later – all the meat had been stolen.
Naidu said that a case of hijacking was under investigation.