Category «Society»

Meer mense sterf weens steekwonde as skietwonde

VF+

Meer mense het die afgelope vyf jaar weens steekwonde as skietwonde gesterf. Sedert 2010 tot vanjaar het 38 725 mense weens steekwonde en 25 869 mense weens skietwonde gesterf. Dit blyk uit ʼn antwoord van die minister van gesondheid, dr. Aaron Motsoaledi, in die parlement op ‘n vraag van dr. Pieter Groenewald van die Vryheidsfront Plus. Die statistiek …

IFP Welcomed The Sentencing Of Mncwabe Family Killers

IFP

The IFP welcomed the seven life sentences and 20 years imprisonment handed down to both the Mncwabe family killers by the Pietermaritzburg High Court and it believes that this sends a clear message to criminals that such acts would be met by the full might of the law. “This case is one of the most …

Suspected fraudster gets R8 000 bail

Hawks

The well-known Port Elizabeth businessman Shaun Ah Shene (55) was released on R8 000 bail by the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court where appeared on Thursday, facing charges of fraud and contravention of the Tax Administration Act. Ah Shene, the sole owner of Coral Blue Trading, allegedly evaded paying tax for over six years, thus defrauding …

Hawks foil assassination attempt worth R34 million

Hawks

Pretoria – A Durban businessman who wanted his business partner killed so that he could be the sole beneficiary of R34 million from the Discovery policy has been arrested. The businessman hired a man to assist him in finding a hitman who would assassinate his business partner. The Hawks received the information and involved Crime …

Swift arrests after KZN mass murders

Police

Pretoria – The Acting National Commissioner of the South African Police Service Lieutenant General Kgomotso Phahlane has praised the multi-disciplinary task team led by the Hawks which moved swiftly to arrest two people suspected of brutally killing eight family members in Msinsini village, just outside Port Shepstone in KwaZulu-Natal just after midnight on Wednesday. Seven …

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 …