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He accused the South African Police Service (SAPS) of often attending to evictions in huge numbers, which they do not mirror when crime is reported in ... that "no person may evict an unlawful occupier except on the authority of an order of a competent court as that is against the law in South Africa".
Over the last 72 hours, South Africa has faced six farm attacks. People have ... "Farmers feed our nation and it is clear that the South African Police Service (SAPS) Rural Safety Strategy is a dismal failure. Police today rely ... The party wants the reintroduction of specialised units in the SAPS. This ...

"I called him (Sesoko) here so that the court can get a sense as to how pervasive the corruption offences are within the South African Police Service (SAPS)," said Allie. 5 745 crime committed by SAPS officials in a year. According to IPID's statistics, there was a total of 540 consolidated cases of ...
Much of the damage done was to the South African Police Service's (SAPS) Crime Intelligence Division. Two months after Zuma became president in 2009, the little-known Mdluli was irregularly appointed as Crime Intelligence head following a meeting with cabinet ministers close to Zuma. South Africa
The South African Police Service in Despatch conducted an integrated meeting today, 16 April 2018 with the community of Khayamnandi, Despatch in an attempt to strengthen the relationship and enhance the co-operation between the community and SAPS. Various role players, such as SAPS, ... Police
The Gupta brothers have seen their Saxonwold home in Johannesburg raided by the authorities on Monday afternoon. Live pictures from eNCA showed a tripartite of the Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU), SARS (South African Revenue Service) and SAPS (South African Police Service) serving a search ...

The City of Cape Town is lending its full co-operation to the South African Police Service (SAPS) following a shooting incident involving a metro police officer at the Mfuleni Police station on Sunday morning, the city said. At about 11.30am, a Cape Town Metro Police officer was registering a case docket ...
"This raises the question of whether the South African Police Service (SAPS) is renting this equipment from Forensic Data Analysts (FDA) or owns it because from what ... The Republic of South Africa may be in breach of certain international treaties involving Interpol and the United Nations," FDA claimed.
"All we need is for communities of Gopane to have confidence in our South African Police Service. I trust that SAPS will leave no stone unturned as they investigate this matter. Our police have proven in a number of similar cases that they have capability of doing their job with passion and commitment," he ...
"All we need is for communities of Gopane to have confidence in our South African Police Service. I trust that SAPS will leave no stone unturned as they investigate this matter. Our police have proven in a number of similar cases that they have capability of doing their job with passion and commitment," he ...
The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Mondli Zuma has condemned and issued a stern warning to people involved, one way or another, in dealing in human body parts in the province. The General's condemnation follows a flare-up in ...
SAPU said it would like to send “a stern warning” to General Sitole over his latest appointments of South African Police Service (SAPS) top management which it found were “totally unacceptable”. The union said Sitole's “appointment of unqualified deputy national commissioners is a major cause for ...
The South African Police Service in Limpopo had today, 20 March 2018, held a parade at Thohoyandou stadium. The purpose of the parade was to award members of the SAPS who rendered a faithful, loyal and continuous service for a period of 10 years, 20 years and 30 years respectively. Present at the ...
South Africa does not have a prisoner transfer agreements with other countries, and with 8% foreign nationals who cannot even be fitted into the parole ... We reiterate our call for the restructuring of the South African Police Service as a way of ensuring the lives of police officers are preserved and their ...
JOHANNESBURG - An investigator who stands accused of sexually assaulting pupils he was meant to be helping is still working in the South African Police Service. Two grade three pupils accuse him of molesting them. The forensic investigator had tasked with preparing the children for an upcoming court ...
There was no immediate comment from South African Police Service (SAPS) Brixton police station. Angered by the incidents, the African Diaspora Forum (ADF), a body representative for African nationalities living in South Africa, is on Monday set to protest the murder of the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) ...
PRETORIA - A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a police officer and the attempted murder of another officer in Sunnyside in Pretoria, Gauteng police said on Sunday. The South African Police Service (SAPS) Gauteng management applauded the swift arrest of a suspect ...

Meanwhile, Gun Free South Africa is calling on government to strengthen the country's Firearms Control Act. Gun Free SA's Adele Kirsten says: “We think strengthening and making the criteria for gun ownership harder than it's currently is, we basically need to reduce access to guns.” The lobby group says ...
Its renewed a call for additional psychological support for South African Police Service (Saps) members. This week a Western Cape police officer shot ... Meanwhile, Gun Free South Africa is calling on government to strengthen the country's Firearms Control Act. Gun Free SA's Adele Kirsten says, “We think ...
A 25-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman have been arrested for possession of stolen property. Image: SAPS. SAPS members received information on Friday regarding suspects who were vandalising Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) rail infrastructure. South African Police Service (SAPS) ...
Our people must be vigilant and report these kinds of places. We urge our people to continue working with the police for a peaceful and prosperous South Africa,” Mbalula said. South African Police Service (SAPS) National Commissioner Lt-Gen Khehla John Sitole also applauded the “speedy take-down” ...
Police Minister Fikile Mbalula flanked by Eastern Cape Safety MEC Weziwe Tikana and MPL Oscar Mabuyane at a prayer session outside the Ngcobo Police Station. PHOTO: ANA. PORT ELIZABETH - Being a police officer on South Africa's streets comes at a high risk and the value of a life can be as ...
Three of the SAPS members were shot on site while two additional members were kidnapped before being killed and left on the side of the road. ... In a statement condemning the attack, National Commissioner of the South African Police Service, General Khehla John Sitole said, "I am appalled and deeply ...
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) has complained to Parliament's standing committee on public accounts‚ saying the South African Police Service (SAPS) has frustrated the police watchdog's quest to root out corrupt police officers. Ipid said SAPS had put in place administrative hurdles ...
PRETORIA - The legal battle between South Africa's police commissioner and a private contractor who threatened to shut off critical IT systems in the criminal justice system came to a halt in the high court in Pretoria on Thursday. South African Police Service (SAPS) Commissioner Khehla Sitole was ...
Father throws Baby Daughter off Roof during Protest with Police in South Africa & she Survives ... According to the South African Police Service (SAPS), the incident took place during a demolition operation by the Nelson Mandela Metro Municipality of alleged illegal shacks in the Joe Slovo West area ... Police
South Africa's Minister of Police Bheki Cele at memorial service at the Ngcobo Methodist Church, in the Eastern Cape. ... that any military engagement by the thugs engaging SAPS should be the one side that we go to bury after engagement and that side shall not be the South African Police Service," Cele ... Police
Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Police has condemned the participation of senior police officers in criminal activities and says the fight against crime can only be won if led by a credible and corruption-free South African Police Service (SAPS). The committee noted that over the past week several ... Police
He added that on Friday‚ the city's Group Forensic and Investigation Service (GFIS) team‚ working together with the South African Police Service (SAPS)‚ had arrested a businessman in Fordsburg for attempting to bribe a city official to install four electricity prepaid meters valued at R8‚000. The arrest was ... Police
The eThekwini Outer South Cluster of the South African Police Service (SAPS) said it wanted to work with Uber and Taxify drivers to help prevent such crimes from occurring. The police expressed concern that‚ while Uber drivers have been working with the police by reporting crimes and holding meetings ... Police
New SAPS unit to probe unsolved cases. South Africa; Saturday 10 February 2018 - 8:59am. File: The South African Police Service is getting a new cold case unit. Photo: Gallo / Jaco Marais. JOHANNESBURG - The South African Police Service is getting a new cold case unit. The news comes amid renewed public outcry ... Police
In December, he admonished the South African Police Service delegation that appeared before MPs‚ insisting that parliamentarians had been misled ... Listed under directorships or partnerships‚ he disclosed interests in African Virtual Gas, a new company seeking to install solar systems; South Africa (Pty) ... Police
Port Elizabeth - Police on Tuesday denied that controversial UK columnist Katie Hopkins was detained at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. Hopkins has since tweeted that she has left South Africa. She had earlier claimed that she was detained at the Johannesburg airport for allegedly ... Police
Government may have spent billions of rands on literacy programmes as far back as 1994 when it became clear some members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) could neither read nor write. But the problem hasn't gone away. Members of the portfolio committee tasked with oversight over the ... Police
CAPE TOWN – The South African Police Service (Saps) on Thursday briefed Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Police on its turnaround strategy. ... The briefing took an unexpected turn when a number of serious issues in the Saps came to light, including that some police officers cannot read or write. Police
“Health services‚ traffic officials‚ metro police as well as SAPS [South African Police Service] and SANDF [South African National Defense Force] members will be present at the collection points,” said JP Smith, the local official who heads government safety and security efforts‚ according to South Africa's ... Police
The South African Police Service held its 5th National Excellence Awards on Friday evening at the Durban's Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Conference Centre. The awards are held yearly to recognise and reward outstanding performance, exceptional devotion to community relations and extraordinary ... Police
The CPF‚ which covers 13 suburbs in the south of Durban‚ took top honours at the South African Police Service national excellence awards ceremony on ... The CPF of the Year award is decided based on the forum's ability to build sound relations between the SAPS and the community to assist the police in ... Police
The South African Police Service (SAPS) and the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) have confirmed that they will assist the city to secure the ... As the second-most populous urban area in South Africa after Johannesburg, Cape Town is the capital of the Western Cape Province and the seat of ... Police
South Africa: Limpopo Police Officer Honoured for Commitment at SAPS National Excellence Awards ... event, which was on Friday evening, recognise and reward "outstanding performance, exceptional devotion to community relations and extraordinary courage" within the South African Police Service. Police
Johannesburg - A member of the South African Police Service's (SAPS) crime intelligence unit accused of defrauding police has been dismissed from the police service, it emerged on Monday. Morris Lesiba Tshabalala, alias Captain KGB, Tshabalala was arrested earlier this month while checking in with ... Police
The South African Police Service held its 1st National Commissioner's Golf Day Challenge at the Durban Country Club in Kwa-Zulu Natal, on Thursday. The National Commissioner's Golf Day Challenge, aims to raise funds to support the children of SAPS personnel who have died on duty or in the line of ... Police
Polokwane - South African Police Service (SAPS) officers and paramedics have rescued two men after they were seriously assaulted and thrown into a deep water hole in an apparent mob justice incident, Limpopo police said on Sunday. Limpopo police commissioner Lt-Gen Nneke Ledwaba condemned ... Police
The South African Police Service (Saps) Act stipulates that a Saps employee who has a criminal record may only be employed back into the service if it is signed off by the national commissioner. Despite this, Phahlane, who was acting in that position at the time, denies any knowledge of Tshabalala's ... Police
Tshabalala‚ who has evaded justice for 15 years while working as a crime intelligence operative based at Erasmuskloof in Tshwane‚ was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly stealing R563 000 from the South African Police Service's (SAPS) secret slush fund meant for operational purposes. Tshabalala‚ who ... Police
The kidnapping of business people for ransom seems to be on the rise in South Africa and is driven by highly organised professional syndicates as well as ... South African Police Service (SAPS) head of hostage negotiators Col Ernst Strydom expressed the organisation's concern that people live and do ... Police
I submit that it would improve policing to gradually let members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) focus on visibility and crime prevention. The idea is simple. When a crime is committed, it is reported to the nearest police station as usual. If there is no clear-cut evidence to secure a conviction right ... Police
The committee will jointly be chaired by South African Police Service (Saps) Major General Michael Motlala and Prasa Acting Group Chief Executive Cromet ... consisting of high-level representatives from Saps, Cosatu, Fedusa, the United National Transport Union (Untu), the South Africa Transport Allied ... Police
Pretoria - A member of the South African Police Service's (SAPS) crime intelligence unit appeared in the Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Pretoria, facing charges including theft and defrauding the police service of more than R500 000. The bail application of Morris Lesiba Tshabalala, alias Captain ... Police
WATCH: SAPS finally axes Richard Mdluli ... PRETORIA – Long-suspended crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli has been relieved off his duties from the South African Police Service. ... “It is in the interests of South Africa that we have a crime intelligence body that has leadership and can function. Police


 

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