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Judge Bill Prinsloo earlier ruled that Anwa Dramat's suspension was unconstitutional.
Minister misinterpreted Police Act amendment: Court

Friday 23 January 2015 13:55

The High Court in Pretoria has found that the Minister of Police, Nathi Nhleko, misinterpreted the amendment to the Police Act when he suspended the former Hawks head Anwa Dramat

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Former police chief and convicted criminal Jackie Selebi.
Jackie Selebi dies

Friday 23 January 2015 11:16

Former police chief and convicted criminal Jackie Selebi has died. The ANC says Selebi died this morning.

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Landlords hit hard by Soweto looting violence

Thursday 22 January 2015 06:10

Business owners in Soweto, who are renting out their buildings to foreigners to set up spaza shops, say they've been severely affected by violence that broke out on Monday evening.

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Soweto murder sparks looting of foreign owned shops

Wednesday 21 January 2015 12:00

Police are monitoring Soweto and south rand townships following the looting of foreign owned shops in Snake Park, Soweto.

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Judgement on alleged serial rapist continues on Monday

Sunday 18 January 2015 17:23

Judgement against alleged serial rapist Albert Morake continues at the South Gauteng High Court on Monday.

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No link to Belgian attack plot from those detained in Greece-police

Sunday 18 January 2015 12:03

Greece said it had found no evidence linking people they detained for questioning on Saturday to a foiled Islamist plot to attack Belgian police.

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Police seize over 9 500 firearms

Saturday 17 January 2015 12:53

At least over 9500 firearms seized across the country over the past six-months have been destroyed.

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Police seize over 9500 firearms

Saturday 17 January 2015 09:50

At least over 9500 firearms seized across the country over the past six-months have been destroyed.

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Two reported dead in Belgian counter-terrorism raid

Thursday 15 January 2015 20:47

Two people were killed during a Belgian police counter-terrorism operation in the town of Verviers on Thursday.

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Murder, arson and assault have increased in KwaZulu-Natal.
KZN crime stats reveal high level of lawlessness

Thursday 15 January 2015 18:11

The Department of Transport, Community Safety and Liaison in KwaZulu-Natal says the province experiences a high level of lawlessness.

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Police arrest three Ethiopians with counterfeit and stolen goods

Wednesday 14 January 2015 16:02

An Ethiopian national has been arrested for allegedly being in possession of counterfeit goods worth more than R1 million in Germiston.

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Malamulele has been a scene of  violent protests  since 2013.
Malamulele residents to embark on a week-long protest

Sunday 11 January 2015 19:06

Residents of Malamulele in Limpopo have resolved to embark on a week-long protest to demand their own municipality separate from Thulamela Local Municipality.

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French police officers are in high alert following violence that ensued as of Wednesday.
France pursues female suspect after deadly siege

Saturday 10 January 2015 16:39

French police searched for a female accomplice to militant Islamists behind deadly attacks on a satirical newspaper.

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Cape Town police probe fatal shooting

Saturday 10 January 2015 09:05

Western Cape police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man, believed to be in his 20s, in Kewtown near Cape Town Friday night.

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French police officer killed in shoot-out

Thursday 8 January 2015 14:43

A police officer was killed in a shootout in southern Paris on Thursday.

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Two men arrested for robbery

Thursday 8 January 2015 14:05

Two men have been arrested for allegedly robbing a clothing store of an undisclosed amount of money at Dragon City in Fordsburg in Johannesburg.

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At least 12 dead in Paris after attack on satirical newspaper

Wednesday 7 January 2015 16:31

Hooded gunmen stormed the Paris offices of a weekly satirical magazine renowned for lampooning radical Islam, killing at least 12 people.

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Police on the hunt for shoot-out suspects

Wednesday 7 January 2015 09:57

Police in the Western Cape are searching for a suspect after a police constable was shot

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Manhunt launched for KZN farmer's killers

Tuesday 6 January 2015 06:15

A manhunt is underway in KwaZulu-Natal for four men suspected of killing a Midlands farmer.

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Police are continuing their search for a baby who was reported missing at Groote Schuur hospital in Cape Town on Thursday.
Search continues for kidnapped CT baby

Saturday 3 January 2015 10:02

Police are viewing CCTV footage of the ward at the Groote Schuur hospital where the baby was taken and following up on all other leads.

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