Category «Law Enforcement»

SAPS members to be awarded for service excellence

Police

Pretoria: 3 March 2015 – The South African Police Service (SAPS) will be celebrating and awarding service excellence for dedication and commitment. The Ministry of Police and the National Commissioner of the SAPS will be rewarding members of the SAPS, reservists and members of the Community Police Forums who have excelled in the performance of …

Yet another farm murder – CDP

CDP

“The farm murder of 62 year old Terry Rizzatu of Hluhluwe in KZN points to the meaninglessness of Pres. Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address. Not a single mention was made by him of this scourge, which has caused South Africa to have the highest murder rate, among an identifiable group, in the world,” …

SAPS destroys several hectares of dagga crops

Police

Pretoria: 19 February 2015 – The South African Police Service’s National Air Wing spent more than three weeks spraying dagga plantations with a chemical called Kilo Max, in the greater Lusikisiki area. Drugs have proven to be a very difficult plague to control, not only in South Africa, but throughout the world. These exercises literally …

Police out in full force in Soweto

Police

Soweto: 22 January 2015 – Tonight the Gauteng Police Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Lesetja Mothiba announced further deployment of a large contingent of police officers in various areas of Soweto. After a relatively quiet day in Soweto, looting flared up in most parts of the township soon after schools closed this afternoon. Police from various …

Hawks disrupt a drug-smuggling ring in Johannesburg

Suspects nabbed for rhino poaching related crimes appear in court

Pretoria: Today, the acting National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (the Hawks), Major General Mthandazo Ntlemeza, lauded the Hawks in Johannesburg for dismantling a Nigerian drug-smuggling ring. The Hawks team raided the Highrise flats in Berea, Johannesburg yesterday. They did a thorough search and arrested five Nigerian men. The Nigerians are allegedly …