Category «Crime»

Hawks nab suspected drug lord

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Pretoria – The Hawks have on Thursday morning arrested a Nigerian man shortly after he had handed a laptop with 2kg of cocaine hidden in the lining of the bag to an undercover cop in Johannesburg. A sting operation was conducted after information was received that the suspect had arranged for a mule to transport …

VF Plus verwelkom NRK verslag oor plaasmoorde

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Die VF Plus verwelkom die verslag oor plaasmoorde wat die SA Menseregtekommissie (MRK) vandag uitgereik het,” sê dr. Pieter Groenewald, die VF Plus se hoofwoordvoerder oor polisie. Dr. Groenewald sê die verslag verwys ook na die vorige twee verslae oor plaasmoorde en gee ‘n goeie samevatting oor plaasveiligheid in Suid-Afrika. Volgens dr. Groenewald gee die …

Yet another IFP leader killed in Inanda

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The Inkatha Freedom Party is reeling from shock after yet another of its leaders was gunned down at Inanda near KwaMashu in Durban this afternoon. “We are shocked that the killing of our leaders in that area has not stopped. Mr Zwelithini “Fuhluza” Khumalo was gunned down in cold blood this afternoon as he arrived …

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 …