When private security guard Andries Hlongwane leaves for work, he takes the fear of not returning home to his family with him
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This video supports 30 minute documentary Carjack City in which Reporter Marcel Theroux and Director James Brabazon visit Pretoria, South Africa where carjacking is rife.
Andries is one of over 400,000 private security guards in South Africa, a country where violent crime is rising, police protection depends on where you live and unemployment is at 25%.
Every day around 30 cars are hijacked and a single 12 hour shift can include carjacking, muggings, shootings and robberies. The risks for private security work are high, and often it is all for just £1.25 per hour. But in order to improve his family's life, Andries must risk his own...and he's lucky to have a job.