Category «Crime»

HEFTY SENTENCE IMPOSED TO THE 22 ILLEGAL MINERS

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Free State – The Virginia High Court has on Tuesday, 14 March 2017 imposed lengthy jail terms to 22 convicted illegal miners. Lovemore Chaba Mlambo (35) man behind all illegal operations in Masimong mine, will serve 25 years imprisonment as the charges are said to run concurrently. Simon Mashava Cremora (38), will serve 23 years …

TWENTY YEAR IMPRISONMENT FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING

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DPCI NATIONAL HEAD APPLAUD TWENTY YEAR IMPRISONMENT FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING GAUTENG – The National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) Lieutenant General Mthandazo Ntlemeza has welcomed the hefty conviction and sentencing of Ugochukwu Eke, 32 years old to twenty (20) years direct imprisonment on five (5) counts of human trafficking related matters …

HAWKS BUST DRUG SINDYCATE IN UPINGTON

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Northern Cape – A Hawks’ intelligence driven investigation project has successfully disrupted and dismantled the alleged drug syndicate operating in Upington. During the project termination on Monday, 13 March 2017, five suspects aged between 30 and 38 were arrested. They were charged in connection with the Drug and Drug Trafficking Act and the contravention of …

O. R. Tambo International Airport Robbery

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Pretoria, Thursday, 9 March 2017: The South African Police Service views the armed robbery which occurred on Tuesday night, 7 March 2017 and the attendant security breaches in a serious light. We can assure our communities and visitors to our country that we are doing everything possible to ensure that the robbery and all circumstances …

R5 MILLION WORTH OF GOLD AND PLATINUM LAB SHUT DOWN

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GAUTENG – The South African Narcotics Enforcement Bureau (SANEB) and Crime Intelligence have on Wednesday evening conducted a disruptive operation in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg where a clandestine gold and platinum manufacturing lab was disbanded. The Hawks were acting on a tip-off and when they arrive at a residential place in Lenasia Extension they discovered …

ACTING NATIONAL COMMISIONER MOURNS THE LOSS OF TWO OFFICERS WHO DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY

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Pretoria , Thursday 09 March 2017 : The Acting National Commissioner of the South African Police Service, Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane, condemns the killing of two police officers in the Northern Cape on Wednesday afternoon. Members of the South African Police Service were responding to a domestic violence dispute in Kimberley where one of their …

ACTING NATIONAL COMMISSIONER CONDEMNS BENONI KILLINGS

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Monday, 06 March 2017: The Acting National Commissioner of the South African Police Service, Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane, condemns in the strongest terms the senseless murder of fourteen people whose bodies were found in Benoni, Gauteng over the past two days. Initially, police discovered six bodies with apparent gunshot wounds near a railway line on …