Haden Searles, chairman of the Durban North/Umhlanga CPF condemned the behaviour calling it ‘bizarre’.
The men claim to be confirming the validity of IDs for the upcoming elections.
This is the sixth incident in La Lucia in the last three weeks.
The victim died of his wounds after lapsing into a coma.
The attempted car theft took place on Gleneagles Drive.
He stole various items, including furniture, shoes, an iron, a kettle and other grey goods. He then sold the items in the Verulam CBD.
In a statement released on their Facebook page, the mall said no one was harmed in the incident.
There were three separate incidents where heroin, illegal skin whitening cream and counterfeit clothes were seized at the airport.
The men demanded money and jewellery from the elderly woman who was asleep at the time of the attack.
The police officer had robbed a business in Greenwood Park on Wednesday afternoon.
The man was nabbed by Greenwood Park police.