Category «Government»

HAWKS SECURE TWELVE YEARS IMPRISONMENT FOR TRUCK HIJACKER

NORTH WEST – The Christiana Regional Court has sentenced a 33-year-old convicted hijacker, Neo Kaweng to twelve years imprisonment on Wednesday following comprehensive investigations by the Serious Organised Crime unit of the Hawks. The judgement emanates from a truck hijacking incident that took place in Christiana in 2010, where the driver who was reportedly on …

SAPS warns that dealing in cannabis is still illegal

The South African Police Service is issuing a stern warning that the establishment of illegal dispensaries/outlets, online sites and social media platforms which are marketing and selling cannabis and cannabis-related products to the public remains illegal, except where specifically allowed in terms of the Medicines and Related Substances Act. Some of these illegal businesses, purporting …

Alleged kidnappers of Amy Lee de Jager arrested

During an intelligence-driven operation, members from the Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences (FCS) Unit arrested three suspects last night in connection with the kidnapping of Amy Lee de Jager. Members from the FCS Unit in Vanderbijlpark assisted by members from the FCS Unit in Vereeniging and Crime Intelligence members arrested two women aged …

BLF gederegistreer as politieke party

Die VF Plus het sy appèlaansoek teen die registrasie van die Black First Land First (BLF) as politieke party by die Verkiesingskommissie (OVK) gewen. Die kommissie het beslis dat die BLF inderdaad lidmaatskap aan dié party op grond van ras uitsluit en die BLF is gederegistreer as politieke party. Ingevolge artikel 16(1)(c) van die Wet …

LIFE SENTENCE FOR COP KILLER WELCOMED

KWAZULU-NATAL – The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) have welcomed the life sentences given to a suspect who was responsible for the death of a police officer in November 2015. On Monday the Mthunzini High Court convicted and sentenced Msawenkosi Ngema (29) to life imprisonment for murder of Warrant Officer Jerico Mdletshe. Ngema was …

The National Police Commissioner conveys condolences to the families of two slain KwaZulu Natal police officers

Pretoria: 26 May 2019- The National Commissioner of the South African Police Service, General Khehla John Sitole and the SAPS Management have learned with concern of the killing of two members in KwaZulu-Natal province in separate incidents on 24 and 26 May 2019. It alleged that an off-duty police constable came into the Ekombe Police …