SABC News - Police


IEC confident of security measures ahead of elections

Thursday 24 April 2014 05:32

The Independent Electoral Commission says it's confident that it has put in place strong security measures to prevent fraud in next month's general elections


Police deployed in Jozini following protests

Tuesday 22 April 2014 19:25

Police have been deployed at the Gedleza area of Jozini in far northern KwaZulu-Natal after a service delivery protest.


Three men to appear in court for farm murder

Tuesday 22 April 2014 19:05

Three men are expected to appear in the Williston Magistrate's Court in the Northern Cape on Wednesday in connection with the murder of a retired farmer over the weekend.


One killed, two injured in PE shoot-out

Tuesday 22 April 2014 16:33

A robber has been killed and two security guards injured in a shoot-out in Struandale industrial area in Port Elizabeth.


The cause of the attacks were unclear.
Couple killed in F State guest house

Monday 21 April 2014 08:28

One couple was killed and another was seriously injured during an attack at a guest house in Harrismith, Phuthaditjhaba on Sunday, Free State police said.


Family members asked to identify Limpopo crash victims

Monday 21 April 2014 06:54

Police have called on relatives of the eight people who were killed in a taxi accident on Thursday evening, on the Makhado-Thohoyandou road in Limpopo, to come forward to identify the bodies.


Cape Peninsula hit and run suspect nabbed

Sunday 20 April 2014 07:30

The driver of a vehicle who knocked down two seven year old children in an alleged hit and run incident while playing near their homes at Delft on the Cape Peninsula has been arrested.


The passengers, including the driver, were burnt beyond recognition.
Over speeding, fatigue behind Limpopo crash: Police

Friday 18 April 2014 18:40

Preliminary investigations indicate that over-speeding and fatigue are the possible causes of Thursday night's horrific taxi accident in which eight people were killed on the Thohoyandou-Makhado road.


John Langeveldt is facing two charges of attempted murder and two charges of murder.
Northern Cape axe killer's case postponed

Friday 18 April 2014 07:12

The case of a 53 year-old man arrested  in connection with a deadly attack on his family in Douglas in the Northern Cape has been postponed.


Dixon back for more 'torment' in Pistorius trial

Thursday 17 April 2014 06:04

Geologist, Roger Dixon, will continue testifying in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial when it resumes in the high court in Pretoria on Thursday


Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa
Police targeting drug 'demons': Minister

Thursday 17 April 2014 05:41

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has called drug lords the 'demons' of the drug trade.


Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa.
Police targeting drug 'demons': Mthethwa

Wednesday 16 April 2014 20:25

Police have turned their focus to catching more druglords along with the average petty drug dealers, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa said on Wednesday.


Police say the violence in Marikana has increased since Amcu's wage strike began in January.
Two taxi owners gunned down in volatile Marikana

Wednesday 16 April 2014 17:03

Two taxi owners have been gunned down at Bleskop near Marikana, North West.


N Cape man charged for family axe murder

Wednesday 16 April 2014 07:05

An alleged family axe murderer, 53 year old John Langeveldt of Douglas in the Northern Cape, has been charged in the local magistrate's court.


Girlfriend murder accused back in court

Tuesday 15 April 2014 11:30

The case of a 24 year old man accused of hacking his heavily pregnant girlfriend to death will continue in the Durban Regional Court on Tuesday


Court case against two men who allegedly stabbed 11 pupils has been postponed .
Two men arrested for assault of eleven pupils remanded in custody

Monday 14 April 2014 16:34

The two men arrested in connection with the stabbing of eleven pupils last week have been remanded in custody until the 16th of April for bail application.


The officer was granted R5000 bail during a court appearance on January 28.
Cop's murder case to resume

Monday 14 April 2014 05:54

The case of a police officer accused of shooting dead a protester will resume in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court on Monday.


The arrested suspects will be charged for attempted murder and will appear in Pietermaritzburg Magistrate's Court soon.
Four teens held over KZN bus stabbing

Saturday 12 April 2014 16:44

Four high school pupils, aged between 16 and 19, have been arrested for allegedly stabbing four others on a school bus in Cedara, outside Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal.


The North West Department of Education has called on all learners and teachers of the Bloemhof and Christiana areas to return to their schools on Monday.
Bloemhof scuffle returns to normal

Saturday 12 April 2014 13:12

The situation has returned to normal in the North West township of Boitumelong near Bloemhof, after week long running battles between residents and police.


The protestors were arrested for public violence and malicious damage to property
Bloemhof protesters in court

Friday 11 April 2014 08:00

About 123 arrested protestors of Boitumelong township in Bloemhof will appear in court on Friday.


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