Category «Crime»

Eastern Cape man in court for child pornography

Police

A JOINT operation between detectives from the South African Police Service’s Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit in Gauteng and the United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of an Eastern Cape man for possession, manufacturing and distribution of child pornography. The 53 year old suspect was arrested at …

Another brutal farm murder as SAPS serve parliament with inaccurate figures

CDP

Another brutal farm murder as SAPS serve parliament with inaccurate figures “It is distressing that SAPS apparently supplied Parliament with completely inaccurate figures on farm attacks.– with tragically, yet another brutal farm murder reported today. “According to media reports, the body of Louis-John Botha of Swartwater was severely mutilated before being dumped into the water,” …

Yet another farm murder – CDP

CDP

“The farm murder of 62 year old Terry Rizzatu of Hluhluwe in KZN points to the meaninglessness of Pres. Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address. Not a single mention was made by him of this scourge, which has caused South Africa to have the highest murder rate, among an identifiable group, in the world,” …

Six suspects arrested for allegedly stealing diamonds

Police

Pretoria – Six suspects have been arrested after they allegedly broke into a safe and stole three diamonds at a diamond mine in Prieska, Northern Cape, in the early hours of Monday morning. It has been alleged that the driver of a mining dump truck was on his routine trips to offload loads when robbers …

Police out in full force in Soweto

Police

Soweto: 22 January 2015 – Tonight the Gauteng Police Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Lesetja Mothiba announced further deployment of a large contingent of police officers in various areas of Soweto. After a relatively quiet day in Soweto, looting flared up in most parts of the township soon after schools closed this afternoon. Police from various …

Hawks disrupt a drug-smuggling ring in Johannesburg

Suspects nabbed for rhino poaching related crimes appear in court

Pretoria: Today, the acting National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (the Hawks), Major General Mthandazo Ntlemeza, lauded the Hawks in Johannesburg for dismantling a Nigerian drug-smuggling ring. The Hawks team raided the Highrise flats in Berea, Johannesburg yesterday. They did a thorough search and arrested five Nigerian men. The Nigerians are allegedly …