Category «Crime»

Police swoops down on criminals in Eldoradopark drug operations

Police

Pretoria: A dedicated task team comprising different units of the South African Police Service (SAPS), has been carrying out multidisciplinary, intelligence-driven operations in the drug-infested Eldoradopark, Johannesburg since December 2015. The operation was initiated to manage the scourge of general and drug-related crimes and their negative impact on the community of Eldoradopark. From the inception …

Bank-cards cloning syndicate cracked, three in the dock

Hawks

Pretoria – The three men who were on Friday arrested for suspected bank cards cloning and possession of illegal Point of Sale (POS) gadgets in Cape Town were remanded in custody by the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Monday. Diamond Thengeza (26), a Malawian national, was arrested at a restaurant in Canal Walk, Century City …

Serial rapist sentenced to life imprisonment

Pretoria: On 18 February 2016, the Pretoria High Court sentenced Albert Mile Tau on two counts of rape to life imprisonment on each count; life imprisonment for murder; 15 years for attempted murder; 12 years for rape; 3 years for kidnapping and 1 year for compelling a person to witness a sexual offence. The accused …

Reckless Driving Must Be Punished Severely

IFP

“With yet another death of four people, including school children who were killed when they were hit by an out of control minibus taxi on Prince Mcwayizeni Drive near the Isipingo Reunion Station on Wednesday morning, it’s time to take severe action against negligent drivers, “said IFP Leader in the KZN Legislature, Mr Blessed Gwala,MPL. …

Another Port Elizabeth gang leader arrested

Hawks

Pretoria- The Multi-Disciplinary Task Team led by the Hawks arrested the second suspect who was allegedly involved in the random shooting in the northern areas of Port Elizabeth on Sunday evening in which four people were killed, one seriously injured in what was believed to be gang-related violence. The 26-year-old suspect was arrested at his …

Child porn creator in court

Police

A Johannesburg man who was arrested in Sasolburg in Free State in 2014 for possession, manufacturing and distribution of child pornography will tomorrow appear at the Bloemfontein High Court where he is now, owing to ongoing investigations into his activities, facing 935 such charges, which include rape and sexual assault. So far 19 victims, whose …