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Police suspect that a woman tried to abort the foetus and threw its remains in the bin.
Foetus found in Pretoria rubbish bin

Monday 1 September 2014 18:38

A foetus has been found in a rubbish bin at Pretoria central. Police suspect that a woman tried to abort the foetus and threw its remains in the bin.


Police say five armed suspects managed to get away with nine boxes of cash.
Thieves escape with undisclosed amount of money in Durban cash heist

Sunday 31 August 2014 16:04

An undisclosed amount of money has been stolen during a cash-in-transit heist at a supermarket in Durban North.


Police minister honours brave policewomen

Saturday 30 August 2014 11:18

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko has honoured about 300 women working in the policing and private security sector for their bravery and commitment to crime fighting.


Lesotho military spokesperson, Captain Ntlele Ntoi says army intelligence has learnt that some police officers intended to pass arms and ammunitions to the UTTA.
Lesotho army seize control in possible coup

Saturday 30 August 2014 08:32

Lesotho's military has seized control in a possible coup of the tiny African kingdom's police headquarters and jammed radio stations and phones.


Police captain who oversaw Lwandle evictions expected to testify

Wednesday 27 August 2014 17:44

The police captain who oversaw the second day of evictions in Lwandle is expected to give testimony on Thursday.


Police defend Lwandle eviction action

Tuesday 26 August 2014 19:47

Police have defended their actions and force used during evictions in Lwandle near Strand earlier this year.  


Shabangu calls Mpofu pathetic

Tuesday 26 August 2014 15:51

Legal counsel for Lonmin miners, Dali Mpofu and former Minerals and Resources minister Susan Shabangu have locked horns at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.


Police should have acted on EFF disruption: Mapisa-Nqakula

Tuesday 26 August 2014 14:46

The law provides for police officers to help eject errant MPs from Parliament as soon as the Speaker or chair of the House orders it, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said on Tuesday.


Women held for drugs at Cape Town airport

Tuesday 26 August 2014 14:12

Two women were arrested for alleged possession of drugs at Cape Town International Airport, Western Cape police said on Tuesday.


The commission was established by Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, 2012 to investigate complaints about police inefficiency and the breakdown in relations with the police in Khayelitsha.
Khayelitsha commission points out police inefficiencies

Tuesday 26 August 2014 11:28

Former Constitutional Court Justice Kate O ‘Regan says there were many inefficiencies in policing in Khayelitsha right across the array of ordinary policing activities.


Suzan Shabangu will shed light to the commission about her role during the violent strike by Lonmin mineworkers in August 2012.
Former minister of Minerals to take the stand at Marikana Inquiry

Tuesday 26 August 2014 06:50

Former minister of Minerals and Energy, Suzan Shabangu, is expected to take the stand at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry hearing in Centurion on Tuesday.


Two in court for rape in the E Cape

Monday 25 August 2014 16:40

Two men accused of raping a woman in Dutywa appeared in the town's magistrate's court on Monday, Eastern Cape police said.


Khayelitsha Inquiry finds inefficiencies in policing in Cape Flats

Monday 25 August 2014 15:20

The Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry has found serious inefficiencies in policing in the Cape Flats.


Diepkloof police are investigating the cause of a fire that resulted in the death of a boy.
Boy dies in Diepkloof house blaze

Monday 25 August 2014 11:30

A Diepkloof family in Zone 6 Soweto is reeling from shock following the death of a child in a fire Monday morning.


Michael Brown Sr, father of fatally shot Michael Brown, attends the Peace Fest rally in St. Louis, Missouri August 24, 2014.
Father of black Ferguson teen appeals for calm at funeral

Monday 25 August 2014 11:25

The father of Michael Brown, the black teenager who was shot dead by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri on Aug. 9, appealed for calm.


The Hawks have arrested 19 suspects dealing with diamonds.
More arrests expected over illicit diamond syndicate

Sunday 24 August 2014 06:45

The Hawks say the operation targeting a syndicate dealing in illicit diamonds in four provinces continues.


Three i-stores have been robbed in Gauteng in August.
Search still on for i-store robbers

Saturday 23 August 2014 12:45

Gauteng police are still searching for four armed men who robbed an i-store of electronic goods worth millions of rand in Centurion, south of Pretoria.


Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of a police constable based in Durban.
Three nabbed for KZN police constable’s murder

Saturday 23 August 2014 11:45

Three people have been arrested in connection with the murder of a police constable based in Durban.


The situation remains tense as officials break down shacks
Violence breaks in Philippi over land invasion

Friday 22 August 2014 14:01

More violence has broken out between police and evictees at the Marikana informal settlement in Philippi East on the Cape Flats.


Residents also claim that their water services have been cut off.
Police fire stun grenades to disperse Mossel Bay protesters

Friday 22 August 2014 13:39

Police have fired stun grenades to disperse protesters who attempted to stage a sit-in at the offices of the Mossel Bay municipality, where they had earlier handed over a memorandum of grievances.


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