The number of business leaders looking to armour-plate their cars has increased in response to rising violent crime, which has seen businesspeople hijacked, attacked and kidnapped for ransom.

Entrepreneurs in the business of bulletproofing and armour-plating civilian vehicles report a jump in enquiries from potential clients, with strong growth in sales and rentals of armoured vehicles and clients willing to pay upwards of R1m to armour-plate their luxury cars...

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