Category «Crime»

Hawks member killed, robbed

Hawks

Pretoria – The Acting Head of the Directorate For Priority Crimes Investigation (HAWKS) Major General Mthandazo Ntlemeza has set up a task team to investigate the murder of Warrant Officer Petrus Johannes Holz on Wednesday morning. A 50-year-old Holz, previously attached to Hawks’ Commercial Crime Unit, was driving to work when his car apparently hit …

Huisroof in SA neem 105% toe in een dekade

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“Die aanval op die bekende ekonoom, Dawie Roodt en sy gesin, plaas huisroof in Suid-Afrika opnuut in die kollig. Roof by woonhuise, as die misdaad wat die meeste gevrees word in Suid-Afrika, het met 105% die afgelope tien jaar toegeneem. Van 9 391 gevalle in 2004/05 tot 19 284 in 2013/14 volgens die Polisie se …

Nog ‘n plaasaanval bewys krisis

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Die Vryheidsfront Plus veroordeel die mees onlangse plaasaanval in die Vrystaat op mnr. Johannes en mev. Rita Kritzinger ten sterkste. Die Kritzinger-egpaar, wat tussen Verkykerskop en Vrede boer, is Sondagmiddag kritiek gewond deur twee gewetenlose aanvallers en vir die dood agtergelaat. Bykans ʼn honderd boere het Sondagmiddag verbete gesoek na die aanvallers. Die feit dat …

Joint Police Operations nets R3.5 million worth of drugs and R4.5 million in cash

Pretoria – A police operation has resulted in the arrest of 15 suspects, the seizure of drugs worth R3,5 million and R4 million in cash. The arrests followed after Operation Damon, in which the drug-trafficking network in East London in the Eastern Cape, was investigated.  Operation Damon conceived in January this year, involved officials from …

Cigarette Truck Hijackers Feel The Heat

Police

Pretoria – 2 July 2015: The National Commissioner of the South African Police Service, General Riah Phiyega, has approved the establishment of an intelligence-driven, undercover operation to intensify the fight against the hijacking of cigarette trucks in Gauteng and other affected provinces. A multi-disciplinary operational approach to address the threat of armed robberies of vehicles …

Krecjir : Alleged hitman nabbed

Police

Pretoria: 25 June 2015 – In an intelligence driven operation today the special task team set up by the National Commissioner, General Riah Phiyega, to investigate cases linked to Rodavan Krecjir, arrested two men for conspiracy to commit murder. The men are alleged to have been part of an elaborate plot to kill several witnesses …

1680 years sentence judgment for nine suspects in R6 million post bank fraud

Hawks

Pretoria – The South Gauteng High Court has on Wednesday, 24 June 2015, sentenced nine convicted fraudsters to an effective 1680 years combined for defrauding the Post Bank, forgery and uttering, money laundering and stealing money from unsuspecting persons’ account as well as racketeering. Isaac Dithlakanyane (40), an enterprise owner and a ringleader, was sentenced …