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JOHANNESBURG - Police have arrested seven suspects linked to three kidnappings in Johannesburg. Five of the suspects were handcuffed during a raid on a house in Rosettenville earlier on Thursday where an Eldorado Park woman was also rescued. Police say two other suspects were found at ...
JOHANNESBURG – Police have confirmed they are investigating assassination threats against EFF leader, Julius Malema. The party believes a small group in the North West is planning to kill him. EFF acting spokesperson, Tebogo Mokwele said: “The actions since 2016 going to the local government ...

JOHANNESBURG, 19 April 2018 - Gauteng Police are investigating two shootings on separate freeways in Johannesburg. Two men were shot dead in separate incidents on Johannesburg highways last night. Video: eNCA. JOHANNESBURG - Police suspect a deadly shooting on the M1 in Johannesburg, ...
JOHANNESBURG - Police are investigating the lack of safety procedures after South African actor Odwa Shweni fell to his death last Thursday. Shweni, from Centurion in Gauteng, is believed to have died after losing his footing and falling 40m into a river at the Sterkspruit Waterfall near Monks Cowl in the ...
Gauteng police have launched a manhunt after a security guard was shot and killed during a robbery at a petrol station in Marlboro Gardens, near Sandton. Police spokesperson Captain Mavela Masondo said an unknown number of suspects had robbed a Sasol station in the early hours of Monday ...
A team of detectives is leading a manhunt for three men, convicted of killing a Gauteng family, who escaped from the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg, police said on Monday. On Thursday last week, Lindelani Nyathi, Bukelani Nyathi and Qiniso Dladla were each sentenced to four life sentences.

JOHANNESBURG - Police are urging parents to go to a police station when their children go missing instead of using social media. This comes after seven-year-old Kopano Molefe was reported missing via Twitter. A concerned user tweeted the information about the missing child, appealing to fellow users ...
JOHANNESBURG - Police are on the scene in Eldorado Park where two men have been beaten up by community members for allegedly abducting a young girl. It's alleged the men who were collecting second-hand goods around the community kidnapped the young girl on Friday afternoon. The exact ...
JOHANNESBURG - Police on Friday arrested a gang of six after foiling a planned cash-in-transit heist in Lydenburg, Mpumalanga. Spokeswoman Colonel Mtsholi Bhembe said the armed men had planned to target a vehicle transporting cash in the area. ''A joint intelligence driven operation was carried out ...
JOHANNESBURG - Police are investigating the death of a five-year-old child who was electrocuted at a Limpopo primary school. It's understood the pupil was walking on the school premises in Thondoni Village on Thursday morning when she came into contact with an electric wire. The police's Moatshe ...
JOHANNESBURG – Police and the Johannesburg Metro Police Department have arrested over 28 people suspected of illegally occupying or hijacking buildings in Rosettenville and Turfontein in southern Johannesburg. Many of the suspects arrested on Tuesday night have previously been issued with ...
Johannesburg - Police have arrested 28 people linked to the illegal occupation and taking over of buildings in southern Johannesburg, the mayor's office said on Wednesday. It said the owners of some of the buildings had unsuccessfully tried to evict unlawful occupants and “hijackers” from their properties, ...
Johannesburg - Police in Lephalale have opened an inquest docket after the body of a 66-year-old-man was found at Eskom's Medupi power station early Thursday. ''Mr Kim Farmer, aged 66, was found dead in Medupi power station. It is reported that the deceased was found between his car and a TLB ...
Police in Johannesburg arrested three suspects after a high-speed chase on 7 March 2018. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN. ... JOHANNESBURG - Police have arrested three suspects following a high-speed chase resulting in a multi-vehicle crash in Woodmead. It's understood the flying squad was patrolling ...
Johannesburg – Police are investigating a case of murder following the discovery of the remains of a man inside the boot of a burnt Taxify Chevrolet Aveo near the Unisa Sunnyside campus on Thursday night. Sunnyside police spokesperson Captain Daniel Mavimbela said it was unclear at this stage what ...
The rugby fields at the Johannesburg Police rugby club (Bobbies) saw their first game action when the club hosted it first games of the season. The day's activities started early in the morning, with some of the local schools entertaining the crowd with exciting sevens rugby. “The quality of rugby played was ...
Slain Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi's banker, linked by the United Nations to the payment of $800m (about R9.3bn at the current rand/dollar exchange rate) into a bank account in Kenya from one in South Africa, was wounded in a shooting in Atholl Oaklands, northern Johannesburg, police confirmed ...

Johannesburg – Police have increased their security protection around Bashir Saleh, a former aide to late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, as he continues to recuperate from a gunshot wound following a recent attack on him in Johannesburg. However, questions remain as to whether the attack was ...
... linked by the United Nations to the payment of $800m (about R9.3bn at the current rand/dollar exchange rate) into a bank account in Kenya from one in South Africa, was wounded in a shooting in Atholl Oaklands, northern Johannesburg, police confirmed on Wednesday. Some international media outlets ...
JOHANNESBURG - Police Minister Bheki Cele chats to Bongani Bingwa about returning to the police portfolio, the challenges facing the police, the Hawks' raid on journalist Jacques Pauw's home and the Ngcobo police shootings. Listen to the audio for more from the minister.
JOHANNESBURG – Police have confirmed the arrest of another suspect in connection with the killing of five police officers and a retired soldier in eNgcobo in the Eastern Cape. This brings to six the number of suspects set to go on trial after a brazen robbery at the local police station. READ: Tragedy strikes ...
JOHANNESBURG - Police in Ngcobo in the Eastern Cape have shot and killed seven suspects during a shootout linked to the murder of five cops and a former soldier. A task team investigating the murders made the breakthrough last night. The Hawks say more than 10 other suspects have been arrested ...
Johannesburg police issue motorists tips to avoid hijacking. JOHANNESBURG – Police say these carjackings happen randomly and there's no specific time or place targeted. February 21, 2018. The police in Johannesburg urge motorists to always apply caution on the road to avoid becoming a victim of a carjacking.
JOHANNESBURG - Police are searching for five inmates who escaped while being transported from the Johannesburg Magistrates Court. It's understood a suspect travelling in another vehicle shot at the van carrying the inmates, causing it to lose control. Police say the suspects cut through the sides of the ...
A South African police officer is recovering in hospital after being attacked by members of a church. The incident happened when traffic officers tried to tow away a car belonging to a member of the Johannesburg church. A video circulating on social media shows angry congregants approaching the officer, ...
"Johannesburg police arrested more than 321 suspects for offences that include possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition, fraud, theft and assault and murder," says Masondo. Masondo says a 19-year-old Krugersdorp man who allegedly severely assaulted his 40-year-old biological father who ...
File: Police Minister Bheki Cele says police are yet to confirm if the killing of an ANC member in KZN was politically motivated. Video: eNCA. JOHANNESBURG – Police minister, Bheki Cele says there's no confirmation yet that an African National Congress (ANC) member's murder was politically motivated.
Police in Johannesburg are turning up the heat on taxi drivers breaking the law in the city. Operation Buya Mthetho forms part of the city's initiative to bring back law and sees police tailing taxi drivers and impounding their vehicles for various reasons. In the past two weeks, eight taxis have been impounded, ...
Johannesburg - Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has confirmed to The Star that he has been axed. President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to announce his new National Executive at 10pm on Monday. Earlier on Monday night, a tweet by Mbalula sparked speculation about his position as police minister. He also ...
JOHANNESBURG - Police in Limpopo are investigating after a 46-year-old man was attacked and killed by lions at a game farm near Hoedspruit. It's understood the man was attacked on Friday night after he left his tractor, which stalled a few metres before he could reach his compound. Police say the ...
JOHANNESBURG - Johannesburg police are investigating the murder of a teenage girl in Fourways. Police say they were following up on a tip off on Sunday night. When they managed to corner a vehicle, the driver allegedly shot and killed himself. The police's Mavela Masondo says it was later ...
Johannesburg – Five awaiting trial prisoners accused of murder are still on the run after the truck transporting them from court to prison on Monday was ambushed in Johannesburg, police said on Tuesday. Police spokesperson Lieutenant Lungelo Dlamini said, while the men were on their way back to ...
A 52-year-old man shot himself in the head after he was pulled over by police in Johannesburg on Sunday. This after police received a tip-off about a suspicious white VW Polo parked at Kingfisher Road in Douglasdale. When they arrived at the scene, members of their crime prevention unit found the man ...
Motorist in deadly roadblock crash in Fourways was 3 times over alcohol limit. Two JMPD offciers died while two other offcier and five motorists were injured in Monday night's crash on Witkoppen Road. Johannesburg police are seen on the scene of a deadly roadblock crash on Monday night on Witkoppen ...
He was accompanied by the newly appointed national police commissioner Lieutenant General Khehla Sithole, Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane and Joburg Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba. Following the launch, Johannesburg police initiated serious crime combatting efforts ...
Initial reports claimed award winning documentary maker Nare reportedly died after a gun-shootout with police. However an investigation by the Independent Police Investigation Department (IPID) last week led to the arrest of three Johannesburg Police Department (JMPD) officers charged with murder.
JOHANNESBURG - Police and metro police are back in Zandspuit, north-west of Johannesburg, after a night of violent protests, with residents vandalizing a filling station and looting shops. Officers have not been able to assess the full damage of Wednesday night's rampage with the community blocking ...
JOHANNESBURG - Police Minister Fikile Mbalula say that those responsible for the murder of former Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa will be arrested "very soon". The goalkeeper was shot and killed in 2014 while visiting his girlfriend's mother's home in Vosloorus. Fikile Mbalula says that he can't ...
Johannesburg - Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has promised residents of Kagiso, outside Krugersdorp on the West Rand, that he will get rid of corrupt police officers in the area. "If the police are corrupt here, I must get rid of corrupt elements. If there are elements here that are not assisting in law enforcement ...
Johannesburg – Police urge the community assist with any information that could lead to the arrest of the suspect. 12 hours ago. Johannesburg Central Police Station's spokesperson, Captain Xoli Mbele. Johannesburg Central police have launched a manhunt after a female motorist was hijacked in her VW vehicle in the La ...
JOHANNESBURG – Police in Phalaborwa have arrested five people for illegal hunting. Officers in the Giyani cluster received information on Saturday that the suspects were on their way to hunt protected species at the Sabi Sand Game Reserve within the Kruger National Park when they were handcuffed.
Johannesburg - Police have condemned vigilantism after homes and shops were burned and looted in Krugersdorp following the alleged kidnapping of a local woman. A large group of Kagiso residents made their way into Krugersdorp and set houses alight on Sivewright Street on Thursday, police ...
JOHANNESBURG - Police have arrested a suspect linked to the disappearance of 20-year-old Siam Lee. Police are still waiting for confirmation from DNA tests to positively identify a charred body found on a farm this month as that of the young woman. Investigators released an identikit of the man who was ...
JOHANNESBURG - Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has announced the introduction of regional police commissioners to spearhead the fight against crime. The minister and National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole made the announcement at a briefing in Pretoria. Gauteng will be the first province to be ...
Johannesburg - Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has ordered national police boss General Khehla Sitole to find controversial former crime intelligence divisional head Lieutenant-General Richard Mdluli's replacement before the end of next month. On Wednesday, Mbalula announced that Mdluli had been ...
Photo: Reuters / Mike Hutchings. JOHANNESBURG – Police Minister Fikile Mbalula will outline the process of appointing a new head of the Hawks. The decision comes after the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg dismissed retired General Berning Ntlemeza's application for pardon and leave to appeal.
File: Mpumalanga police are looking for a man with injured genitals following the alleged rape of a woman in White River. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JOHANNESBURG - Police have appealed to hospitals around Mpumalanga to be on the look-out for a man with an injured penis. The man allegedly ...
Dismiss. Jerusalem Israel set up roadblocks at Havat Gilad in the occupied West Bank in the hunt for the killers of Raziel Shevah, 35, an Israeli settler and rabbi. He was killed in his vehicle by at least 22 shots from a passing car on Tuesday. (AFP). Bad end for foiled rapist. Johannesburg Police are hunting ...
JOHANNESBURG - Police are keeping an eye on a protest along the R556 between Steyn City and Diepsloot. Earlier, protesters barricaded major roads leading to the area. They are a group of emerging contractors who claim they haven't been paid for work done on behalf of the Gauteng government.
Johannesburg - A 35-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly assaulting her boyfriend while, in a separate incident, three robbers were nabbed after they allegedly stole rice from a supermarket, Johannesburg police said on Tuesday. "Johannesburg central police arrested a 35-year-old female for ...


 

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