Category «Society»

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 …

ALLEGED R180 MILLION FRAUDSTER ARRESTED

EAST LONDON – a Male suspect aged 52 appeared before the East London Magistrate court today for alleged fraud amounting to approximately R180 million. He was arrested Thursday last week following a two year investigation by the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime unit. For almost three years he claimed to be working for Eskom and Buffalo …

National Intervention Unit reacts swiftly to Cape Town CIT Robbery

This morning, just after 08:00, there was a cash in transit robbery on the Jake’s Gerwel Drive before the Phillipi turn-off. A CIT vehicle was attacked by unknown suspects using explosives. The suspects fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash. The Police’s National Intervention Unit responded swiftly to the crime scene resulting in …

ALLEGED EXPLOSIVES KINGPINS REMANDED IN CUSTODY

Johan Richard Thwala (35), Themba Ngwenya (32), appeared in the Barberton Magistrate’s Court on Friday after they were arrested by the Hawks during the week in an intelligence driven operation aimed at combatting cash in transit and related incidents. The Hawks’ Firearm Control And Priority Violent Crime Unit (NBIFCPVC), Technical Operations Management Section (TOMS), TRT, …

Eskom: Vakbonde hou Suid-Afrika gyselaar

Landwye kragonderbrekings wys dat die ANC-regering magteloos staan terwyl Suid-Afrika en al sy inwoners gyselaar gehou word deur vakbonde wat bereid is om die land se ekonomie te vernietig vir eie gewin. In hierdie stadium lyk die prentjie in alle opsigte donker met dreigemente van ‘n landwye staking wat die land totaal kan lamlê indien …