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Durban police are investigating a possible jewellery syndicate

Monday 16 January 2017 09:20

Police are investigating the possibility of a syndicate as the manhunt continues for the so called "Hammer Gang" who robbed a popular jewellery store in Durban.

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Police are investigating a case of murder but no arrests have been made yet.
Joburg police search for family of toddler found dead

Sunday 8 January 2017 11:50

Police are searching for the family of a three or four-year old toddler who died in an open veld in Greymont Hills, west of Johannesburg on the 28th of December last year.

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Tshwane metro officer arrested for shooting motorist

Friday 6 January 2017 15:06

A Tshwane Metro Police constable has been arrested following the killing of a motorist outside the Hatfield Gautrain station on Friday.

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Ugandan lawmakers petition ICC for investigation into "genocide" by ar

Thursday 5 January 2017 12:45

A group of Ugandan lawmakers have sent a petition to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to ask for an investigation into possible atrocities by security forces.

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Festive season success marred by contact crimes says Nhleko

Saturday 31 December 2016 16:32

The police’s festive season safety plans were yielding results, but contact crimes, such as murder, remained stubbornly high, national police minister Nkosinathi Nhleko said on Saturday.

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W Cape traffic authorities warn motorists not to drink and drive

Saturday 31 December 2016 16:04

Western Cape traffic authorities have warned motorists not to drink and drive ahead of New Year celebrations.

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 North West Community Safety Department says police visibility continues on the province's roads.
Traffic expected to increase in North West

Saturday 31 December 2016 10:07

The North West Community Safety Department says it is expecting the flow of traffic to increase on the roads of the province

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 Fireworks will not form part of Ekurhuleni’s New Year's Eve event
Ekurhuleni’s New Year's Eve celebration to continue without fireworks

Saturday 31 December 2016 09:33

Officials in the City of Ekurhuleni say Saturday's New Year's Eve event will continue without a fireworks display.

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Travellers are pleased that there is no traffic at the Beit Bridge border post.
No traffic congestion at Beit Bridge border post

Saturday 31 December 2016 07:14

Travellers who are crossing the Beit Bridge border post between South Africa and Zimbabwe in Musina say they are relieved that there is no traffic congestion.

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The initiative allows police to be more accessible to the public.
Police intensify safety initiatives

Friday 30 December 2016 16:52

Police are stepping up safety operations by intensifying their presence in different areas across the country.

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Police say  they will work within the law to ensure safety at beaches, in malls and any unrest situations such as those witnessed on campuses.
C. Town police promise a safe festive season

Thursday 29 December 2016 19:43

Police have listed their management of the Local Government Elections and the violence accompanying the Fees Must Fall Campaign among their 2016 successes.

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19 unlicensed firearms were recovered during the operation.
Limpopo police net drugs worth R5 million

Tuesday 27 December 2016 08:45

About one-thousand-500 suspects have been arrested for various crimes in Limpopo since the beginning of the festive season.

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The two officers were attacked with knives, stones and bottles in Dumba village near Tina falls in Qumbu.
Two Eastern Cape officers critical following assault

Monday 26 December 2016 11:15

Two police officers are in a critical condition in hospital after they were attacked with knives, stones and bottles in Dumba village near Tina falls in Qumbu in the Eastern Cape.

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Police say the man entered a shop and attempted to rob a businessman.
Hillbrow residents foil bogus cop robbery

Sunday 25 December 2016 07:00

The Community of Hillbrow in Johannesburg have given a thief pretending to be a police officer, a severe beating.

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Berlin market attack suspect killed in shootout in northern Italy

Friday 23 December 2016 13:33

The suspect in the Berlin Christmas market truck attack was killed in a pre-dawn shoot-out with police in a suburb of the northern Italian city of Milan on Friday.

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The trio allegedly tried to hijack someone in Wallacedene
Suspected police killers back in court on different charges

Thursday 22 December 2016 07:30

Two of the three men accused of killing a policeman are back in the Blue Downs Magistrate's Court in Cape Town on Thursday, this time on charges of armed robbery.

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The trio face charges of murder, possession of an unlicensed firearm and aggravated robbery.
Cape Town police officer's murder case due in court in 2017

Wednesday 21 December 2016 12:40

Three men accused of killing a police officer in Wallacedene near Kraaifontein in Cape Town have appeared briefly in the Blue Down's Magistrate's Court.

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Hundreds of motorists make their way to Mozambique during the festive season.
SA tightens security at Lebombo border post

Wednesday 21 December 2016 07:50

Police in Mpumalanga say they have beefed up security at the Lebombo border post.

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Inchanga violence prompts ANC, SACP meeting

Wednesday 21 December 2016 07:11

Representatives of the ANC and the South African Communist Party (SACP) are expected to meet in Inchanga in KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday.

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Police losing battle to remove illegal guns

Thursday 15 December 2016 15:54

Police in the Western Cape are failing to remove illegal guns

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