POLICE KILLERS SENTENCED TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT

The National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation Lieutenant General Godfrey Lebeya, on Monday, has welcomed the three life sentences handed down to three suspects for killing two police officers. Last week Friday, the Durban High Court sentenced Sabelo Mkhize (28), Lindokuhle Mchunu (20), and Siboniso Khubisa (22), for murder, attempted murder and …

UPDATE ON MALMESBURY MOSQUE INVESTIGATION

PRETORIA – The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation commenced with investigations soon after the Malmesbury Mosque attack on June 14, 2018 where two people lost their lives and a police officer was injured. The suspecat was identified as 23 year old Nur Arawal from Somalia. Arawal was an outpatient at the Bellville’s Karl Bremer Psychiatric …

JOINT POLICE OPERATION SEIZE R8 MILLION WORTH OF DRUGS AND ARREST OF TWO POLICE OFFICERS

Seven suspects aged 22 and 43 were arrested during a drug raid by the Hawks Serious Organised Crime Investigation and Crime Intelligence Counter Narcotics in Pretoria on Monday (yesterday). The suspects, will appear in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court today facing charges of manufacturing and dealing in drugs. The team has spent several months monitoring the …

ALLEGED 419 SCAMMER DENIED BAIL

Alleged 419 scammer Olga Ndlovu (51) who allegedly posed as an agent of fictitious international company was denied bail by the Orlando Magistrate Court for fraud. It is alleged in September 2016, Ndlovu duped a victim into believing that he won £742 525.00 (almost R13 million) from RICA International Incorporated, in the United Kingdom. The …

POLICE MINISTER BHEKI CELE APPLAUDS SWIFT ACTION BY THE POLICE IN BRINGING LAW AND ORDER AT VAN REENEN PASS

21 JUNE 2018- Minister of Police General Bheki Cele has applauded swift action by the police in maintaining law and order, this follows tough action that resulted to an arrest of truck drivers and impounding of several trucks that were blockading the N3 at Van Reenen Pass yesterday ( 20 June 2018). A multidisciplinary approach …

POLICE MINISTER BHEKI CELE STRONGLY CONDEMNS THE KILLING OF ANC MP COMRADE SIBUSISO RADEBE

Pretoria, 20 June 2018: The Minister of Police General Bheki Cele strongly condemns the killing of 40 year old Comrade Goodwill Sibusiso Radebe which took place on Tuesday, 19 July 2018 around 19h30 in Roodepoort, Johannesburg west. The motive of the killing is still unknown at this stage and investigations are underway. Preliminary reports have …

25 YEAR PRISON SENTENCES FOR METRORAIL TRAIN DRIVER KILLERS

STATEMENT BY DONALD GRANT MINISTER OF TRANSPORT AND PUBLIC WORKS 25 YEAR PRISON SENTENCES FOR METRORAIL TRAIN DRIVER KILLERS WELCOME Justice has finally been served following the murder of Pieter “Piet” Botha on 11 July 2016. Judge Mark Sher handed down two 25 year sentences to Jathiem Hamid and Dorian Diedericks who were earlier convicted …

HAWKS ARREST POLICEMAN FOR CORRUPTION

The Hawks’ National Bureau for Illegal Firearms Control and Priority violent crime (NBIFCPVC) has arrested a 34 year-old police constable from Bellville South Community Service Centre (CSC) on allegations of theft and corruption. Two firearms were seized by SAPS Vispol members from two suspects on separate incidents in September 2017 and another in April 2018 …

MULTIDISCIPLINARY INTELLIGENCE DRIVEN OPERATION NABS THREE OF THE ROLEX GANG

20 June 2018- Today as a result of the multi-disciplinary stabilisation and normalisation plan launched earlier this month, three members of the so called ‘Rolex Gang’ were apprehended in possession of a hijacked vehicle on the R25 in Modderfontein in Johannesburg. The Acting National Commissioner, Lieutenant General Sindile Mfazi, has commended the tenacity with which …