Category «Society»

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 …

Armed robbers killed in shootout with police

Crime

Pretoria : 21 June 2015 – Today at approximately 17:15 two armed robbery suspects were shot and killed and a third was wounded following a shoutout with police in Haaroff Street in Pretoria Moot. In a joint intelligence driven operation comprising of members from National Crime Intelligence, the National Investigation Unit (NINU), Directorate for Priority …

Three Suspected Rhino Poachers Arrested

Preetoria: 12 June 2015 – The South African Police Service’s National Intervention Unit and Mpumalanga Tracking Team pounced on three suspected rhino poachers in the early hours of this morning, 12 June 2015, in Acornhoek, Mpumalanga. A 30 year old South African male and a 32 year old Mozambican male were arrested at their place …

Three busted for running a brothel

Hawks

Pretoria – A man from Thailand and two women from China were arrested by the Hawks and Brooklyn SAPS members for running a brothel in Pretoria on Wednesday evening. The Hawks, who were acting on information from a whistle blower, stormed the house in Brooklyn and rescued six Thai ladies aged between 23 and 38. …

SAPS’ family violence, protection and sexual offences investigations unit doubles capacity to deal with crimes against children

Pretoria – The South African Police Service (SAPS) has called on the community to work together to keep children safe and for parents to be more vigilant when it comes to their children’s whereabouts and activities. The call comes during National Child Protection Week (31 May to 7 June), an annual government initiative to raise …

Rhino horns found in Mozambique to be tested in South Africa

Pretoria: 28 May 2015 – Following the arrest of a Chinese national in Mozambique, the South African Police Service’s Rhino Task Team (task team) based at the Kruger National Park will work closely with Mozambican authorities to have the DNA samples of rhino horns found in that country to be tested to establish if they …

AfriForum reaksie op Carte Blanche insetsel

Carte Blanche: AfriForum se standpunt oor die rol van ras in plaasmoorde AfriForum se standpunt oor die rol van ras in plaasmoorde, is soos volg: AfriForum glo dat die feit dat baie plaasaanvalle met marteling en buitengewone wreedheid gepaard gaan, daarop dui dat dié aanvalle deur rassehaat aangehits word. Die organisasie meen egter dat daar …

Child Porn

Child Porn

Pretoria: 15 May 2015 – A 35 year old suspect who has been charged with rape, sexual assault, possession, manufacturing and distribution of child pornography, has been remanded in custody following his appearance in the Springbok Magistrates’ Court yesterday. As part of an international investigation, information was received that a suspect from Port Nolloth, Northern …

Two rhino poachers recovering in hospital

Two suspected rhino poachers are recovering in hospital after a shootout ensued at the Kruger National Park last week after the suspects were found trespassing in the park in Mpumalanga. Mozambican national Carlos Ngwane and Victor Mashile, whose nationality is not known, were arrested in separate areas but not without resistance in the form of …