Stars’ terrifying moments in 2017
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high life often comes at a high price – and for famous faces it’s no different.
celebrities found themselves in dangerous situations this year, including
robberies or attacks, with some being severely traumatised or even killed.
stars were the victims of crime in 2017.
and his friend were kidnapped by hijackers on 25 August in Melville, Gauteng.
It’s alleged they’d just finished performing at a concert were dropped off in Riverlea
when they were.
was shot and killed in Tembisa in a botched hijacking. He and a friend were in
his parked car, a VW Golf GTI 7, when a black Jeep approached them. The Rhythm
City star tried to flee and a car chase ensued where one hijacker opened fire
and killed Dumi.
Sundowns star Khama was at an Engen garage in Kyalami, north of Johannesburg, earlier
this year when six gunmen armed with AK-47s entered with the petrol station. The
former PSL player of the season, midfielder of the season and players’ player
of the season was said to be buying electricity at the time and had his watch
and wallet stolen.
star Nasty C was traumatised after being held at gunpoint and tied up in his
home in Roodekrans, Johannesburg, in September. SAPS spokesperson Mavela
Masondo told TshisaLive that two armed suspects entered the rapper’s house, one
armed with a gun and the other with a knife.
C and his friends were robbed of their valuables, including laptops, smart tablets,
cellphones and a Rolex watch.
Demi- Leigh Nel
she became Miss Universe Demi-Leigh has just been crowned Miss South Africa
when she was held at gunpoint by five men in an attempted hijacking. The
traumatic incident took place in Hyde Park, Joburg, as the beauty queen was on
her way to an event, but thanks to her defensive driving skills she managed to