Category «Crime»

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 …

High court judge convicts eight men for racketeering and robberies

Police

Pretoria : 29 September 2015 – The South African Police Service (SAPS) has noted and welcomes yesterday’s (28 September 2015) conviction of eight Soweto men by the high court sitting in Palm Ridge for racketeering, possession of unlicensed firearm and multiple robberies. The SAPS, following a spate of armed robberies during which vehicles belonging to …