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the violent theft of an occupied car

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"The ministry should take into account the technical specifications of the road as it is considered one of the most important ways that contributes so much in tourism in Yemen as it passes through areas which are characterized with their diversity of tourist destinations such as natural tourism, mountain climbing, historical and archaeological sites such as in Autmah nature reserve and Wesaeen Mountains." Human rights activist Amira Mohammed said that the implementation of this road will significantly reduce security incidents such as kidnapping, car hijacking and armed conflict.
Now when rapid progress is being achieved in this respect, some violent and criminal elements in Swat have started resorting to kidnapping, looting, car hijacking and harassment and intimidation of peace loving Muslims of Malakand Division, he said.
A teenager was remanded in custody by a crown court yesterday after he admitted responsibility for his part in the death of an elderly garage owner, who was run over as he tried to stop a car hijacking.
``We readily advise all British nationals visiting or thinking of visiting South Africa to check the travel advice on fco.gov.uk because there is a risk of car hijacking and armed robbery in some areas.''
Car hijacking, armed robbery and even kidnapping is far too common for comfort in the north of the country.
Melvin, 23, is wanted for questioning over a brutal car hijacking in Yardley Wood in December, 1998.
A MAN was remanded in custody yesterday accused of car hijacking offences and trying to steal three bars of chocolate from Tesco.
Dewani, 28, was shot in an apparent car hijacking while on honeymoon with her husband Shrien in Cape Town in November 2010.
Judge Iain Alexander sentenced him to two years for the burglaries and six months for the other offences, the jail term to run alongside a five- year stretch he is already serving for a car hijacking.
Her mum, Leslie Ellerbeck, had been shot in the stomach in a bungled car hijacking in Johannesburg, South Africa, because she was too slow getting out from behind the steering wheel.
But police say Dr Grant's disappearance does not bear the hallmarks of a typical car hijacking.
GARDAI are investigating a possible kidnapping and car hijacking in the early hours of yesterday.
Anni, 28, was shot dead in an apparent car hijacking while she and her husband were on honeymoon in Cape Town in November 2010.
An 18-year-old who claimed he was the victim of a car hijacking made the story up because he was frightened to tell his dad he had crashed the pounds 18,000 car while showing off.