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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


 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


 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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