Category «Crime»

CDP on crime stats

CDP

CDP reacts to crime stats The Christian Democratic Party (CDP) expressed its concern with the increase in murders by 800 per annum in South Africa. “We are especially concerned, as these figures appear to include the highest number of murders in the world for an identifiable group, namely farmers. The general murder rate is 32,2 …

Urgently finalise farm murder report – CDP

CDP

“Since the Human Rights Commission began its investigation into farm murders, several more farmers have been killed – the latest being the 72 year old Willie van Rensburg of Odendaalsrus. We call on the commission to urgently finalise its report, so that the government will have no further excuse but to declare this kind of …

SAPS Crime Intelligence busts huge international rhino horn syndicate

Police

In a joint operation, the South African Police Service’s National Crime Intelligence Division and the South African Revenue Service’s Customs and Excise department took yet another giant leap towards combatting rhino poaching in South Africa. The team arrested two Vietnamese men who are believed to be part of a large syndicate and recovered a substantial …

NPA appeals Oscar Pistorius Judgement and Sentence

NPA appeals Oscar Pistorius Judgement and Sentence

Pretoria – Since the 20th of 0ctober 2014 the prosecution team, Adv Gerrie Nel and Adv Andrea Johnson, have been hard at work studying the judgement, researching and also consulting with legal experts with the view to establish whether or not there are sufficient grounds to appeal both the judgement and sentence. Today we announce …

CDP congratulates farmers for preventing farm murder suspects from getting away

CDP

CDP congratulates farmers for preventing farm murder suspects from getting away. “The Christian Democratic Party (CDP) finds it unacceptable that those who clearly acted in self-defence should now have a sword of a murder charge hanging over their heads, until such time as the prosecuting authorities or courts decide that it was justifiable,” says Rev. …

Foreign nationals sentenced for rhino poaching

Police

Pretoria: Today, the Acting National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, Major General Yoliswa Siyotula, applauded the Organised Crime Unit of the Hawks in Mpumalanga for securing two convictions against two rhino poachers. Yesterday, the White River Periodical Court handed down an eight-year sentence to Alvao Fagustino Sifundza from Mozambique for rhino poaching. …

Leer lesse uit verlede om plaasmoord-probleem op te los

Moord op vroue in Suid-Afrika bereik ongekende hoogtes

Nouer samewerking tussen die openbare sektor – die polisie – en die privaatsektor – die landbouers en plaaswerkers – is die enigste manier hoe plaasmoorde en veiligheid in die landelike gebiede verbeter sal kan word. In hierdie opsig moet lesse uit die verlede geneem word toe die kommandostelsel suksesvol was om misdaad in plattelandse gebiede …