Category «Crime»

Hawks crime intelligence led operation nail cops and home affairs officials for corruption

Hawks

Pretoria – The Hawks in North West have on Wednesday morning arrested 15 police officers and two home affairs officials for their alleged involvement in the corruption at the Kopfontein Border Post. Sixteen police officers stationed at Kopfontein Border Post, one from Vehicle Identification Unit in Rustenburg and the other Swartruggens Detective Services, together with …

Police killer sentenced to 25 years

Pretoria –  Dimakatso Mametsa pleaded guilty to charges of murder, possession of an illegal firearm and a further charge of robbery with aggravating circumstances unrelated to the murder of Constable Baloyi. The Atterdgeville  regional court accepted his guilty plea on 5 November 2015 and sentenced the accused to 13 years imprisonment for murder, 12 years …

Calls for school weapon checks

IFP

The IFP believes that police should be able to carry out airport-style security checks for knives and guns in schools after a learner was stabbed to death at Hlamvana High School in Empangeni in KZN. “This latest incident shows clearly that not enough is being done to remedy the problem of violence in schools. Teachers …

Meer mense sterf weens steekwonde as skietwonde

VF+

Meer mense het die afgelope vyf jaar weens steekwonde as skietwonde gesterf. Sedert 2010 tot vanjaar het 38 725 mense weens steekwonde en 25 869 mense weens skietwonde gesterf. Dit blyk uit ʼn antwoord van die minister van gesondheid, dr. Aaron Motsoaledi, in die parlement op ‘n vraag van dr. Pieter Groenewald van die Vryheidsfront Plus. Die statistiek …

IFP Welcomed The Sentencing Of Mncwabe Family Killers

IFP

The IFP welcomed the seven life sentences and 20 years imprisonment handed down to both the Mncwabe family killers by the Pietermaritzburg High Court and it believes that this sends a clear message to criminals that such acts would be met by the full might of the law. “This case is one of the most …