Category «Crime»

Swift arrests after KZN mass murders

Police

Pretoria – The Acting National Commissioner of the South African Police Service Lieutenant General Kgomotso Phahlane has praised the multi-disciplinary task team led by the Hawks which moved swiftly to arrest two people suspected of brutally killing eight family members in Msinsini village, just outside Port Shepstone in KwaZulu-Natal just after midnight on Wednesday. Seven …

Suspects arrested for Cape Town attempted business robbery have an extensive criminal past

Hawks

Pretoria – Four suspects out the six suspects arrested during a botched business robbery in Epping, Cape Town, have been found to possess extensive criminal histories. A Hawks investigation has unraveled that the suspects amass more than 52 serious cases with their criminal history spanning over a 15 year period. The four suspects aged between …

Amper 33 000 rondtes ammunisie in weermag gesteel of verlore in twee jaar

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Die minister van Verdediging en Militêre Veterane, me Nosisiwe Mapisa-Nqakula, het skriftelik bevestig dat 32 956 rondtes ammunisie die afgelope twee jaar (2013/14 en 2014/15) in die Weermag gesteel of verlore geraak het. In dieselfde tydperk is agtien vuurwapens, waarvan tien 9mm pistole, twee 303 jaggewere en 6x R4-aanvalsgewere, gesteel of verlore. Dit volg in antwoord …

Cash in transit foiled in Mpumalanga

Hawks

Pretoria – The Fidelity security guards were involved in a shootout with suspects who attempted to rob money from their delivery van in Mariti, just outside Bushbuckridge on Thursday morning. The money van had just collected money from its branch and destined to load money into ATMs in Bushbuckridge when three vehicles, two Golf VII …

Misdaadstatistiek: Geweldsmisdaad neem toe

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Hoewel die misdaadstatistiek wat vandag bekend gestel is aandui dat kontakmisdade met slegs 0,9% toegeneem het, moet mense hulle nie daardeur laat mislei nie, sê dr. Pieter Groenewald, die VF Plus se hoofwoordvoerder oor polisie. Hy sê die groep kontakmisdade behels 17 misdrywe, maar as spesifiek gekyk word na ernstige geweldsmisdade soos moord, poging tot …