25/08/2008 12:40 - (SA)
Cape Town - A man was shot dead and his girlfriend raped by hijackers at Mfuleni at the weekend, Cape Town police said on Monday.
The couple were hijacked by two armed men in the early hours of Sunday morning outside Blue Downs Magistrate's Court, said Captain Anneke van der Vyver.
The 23-year-old driver, Steve Pietersen from Highbury, resisted and was shot dead.
The men drove off with the woman in the dark blue Toyota Corolla and later raped her on the beach before tying her up.
She managed to free herself after the men left and went to the nearest house for help.
No arrests have been made.