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Six more police officers have been killed this year compared to same time last year.
Five arrested after shoot-out with police in Jeppestown

Friday 31 July 2015 20:34

Five men have been arrested after a police officer was shot dead in Johannesburg's Jeppestown.

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According to Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu 52 police officials have been killed in 2015.
Case against men accused of killing Cape Town officer postponed

Friday 31 July 2015 20:28

The grandmother of one of the two men charged with the killing of a Cape Town policeman on the N2 near Maccasar on Wednesday says her grandson has always been an aggressive child.

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Twenty-year-old Mido Macia was already dead when he arrived at a hospital on 26 February 2013.
Mido Marcia case postponed until Monday

Friday 31 July 2015 15:33

The case against nine former policemen who allegedly dragged Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia behind a police van has been postponed until Monday.

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Police officer dies in Themba shootout

Thursday 30 July 2015 10:26

Another police officer has been killed bringing to three the number of police officers who have lost their lives in the country in the past 24 hour.

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The EFF says it is not intimidated by the suspected break-in at Julius Malema office in Parliament.
EFF opens case after suspected break-in at Malema office

Wednesday 29 July 2015 20:11

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Parliament says it has opened a case with the police after a suspected break-in at the office of its leader, Julius Malema.

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 Cape Town motorists say they are shocked by the stabbing of a Hawks official.
Cape Town motorists fear for lives after death of officer

Wednesday 29 July 2015 19:07

Motorists who frequently use the N2 in Cape Town say they feel unsafe after an increasing number of brazen attacks on this road, including the fatal stabbing of a police officer on Wednesday morning.

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Police fire rubber bullets at PE protesters

Tuesday 28 July 2015 05:18

Police are reported to have fired rubber bullets to disperse protesters in the Northern Areas in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.

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Police allege Jabulani Buthelezi and Thabani Sithole are linked to several killings in taxi industry.
KZN police arrest taxi hitmen

Monday 27 July 2015 18:08

Two men, police describe as extremely dangerous, have appeared in court in Madadeni northern KwaZulu-Natal.

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Phiyega disagrees with Marikana report findings

Monday 27 July 2015 05:50

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has strongly disagreed with some of the findings of the Marikana report.

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Police are investigating the death of the two men.
Two killed in CT gang shooting

Sunday 26 July 2015 16:58

Two men have died and another one has been seriously injured following an apparent gang related shooting in Mitchell's Plain on the Cape Flats over the weekend.

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 Police say the victim activated the "Find my iPad" function which led to the arrests
Software "finds" five suspects

Saturday 25 July 2015 20:09

Five people have been arrested for armed robbery and possession of stolen property in Klipfontein - on Gauteng's East Rand.

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Tirhani Maswanganyi's wife dies in car crash

Monday 20 July 2015 11:45

The wife to the late top cop Major-General Tirhani Maswanganyi has just died in a car accident at Bultfontein near Hammanskraal on the way to the high court.

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Vuwani residents burn houses on suspected ritual killings

Sunday 19 July 2015 18:13

Vuwani residents have burnt five houses belonging to people suspected of ritual murders at Lwamondo in Limpopo.

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Police arrest drug mule at OR Tambo

Sunday 19 July 2015 09:42

A 42-year-old woman was arrested at the O.R Tambo International Airport after she was found in possession of drugs.

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F State shooting leaves one dead

Wednesday 15 July 2015 10:28

A man has been shot dead and four other suspects arrested at Ventersburg in the Free State.

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Makonde toddlers to be buried

Tuesday 14 July 2015 06:44

Two children allegedly beaten to death by their stepfather in Limpopo at Makonde village will be buried on Tuesday.

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A Limpopo man is on the run after the deaths of two toddlers

Monday 13 July 2015 12:08

Residents of Makonde near Thohoyandou, where two toddlers were allegedly beaten to death by their stepfather, say the suspect was spotted by the river late on Monday.

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Warrant officer Sbusiso Ndlovu was killed on duty in Jeppestown.
Gauteng family mourns death of police officer

Sunday 12 July 2015 19:37

The number of police killed on and off duty is increasing.

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Lenasia tavern killer on the run

Sunday 5 July 2015 07:53

Police say they are searching for another suspect after four people were shot and killed in a tavern in Fine Town near Lenasia.

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The foreign nationals have been at the Chatsworth refugee camp since they were displaced by xenophobic attacks in April.
Displaced Durban foreign nationals arrested

Friday 3 July 2015 15:21

Scores of displaced foreign nationals from the Chatsworth refugee camp, south of Durban, have been arrested for camping illegally at the premises after it was closed on Wednesday.

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