SABC News - Police


Watch Police Media Briefing on Anti-illegal immigrants march

Friday 24 February 2017 13:46

The Police are briefing the media in Pretoria on the anti-illegal immigrants march.


Temperature rises at anti-immigration march

Friday 24 February 2017 12:15

Marchers from Attridgeville who have been marching through the Pretoria CBD are now trying to confront foreign nationals near the Marabastad Home Affairs.


Tight security ahead of Lesotho’s parliament re-opening

Friday 24 February 2017 08:15

Security is very tight at the Lesotho National Assembly as the country sees it’s most anticipated reopening of Parliament.


Protestors vandalised equipment, stole customer phones and I-Pads at MTN's head office in Nigeria.
Nigerian protesters vandalise MTN head office in Abuja

Thursday 23 February 2017 18:01

Nigerian protesters attacked and vandalised the head office of South African mobile phone giant MTN in Abuja on Thursday.


Three men nabbed for illegal possession of abalone worth R2.5million

Thursday 23 February 2017 06:59

Three men were arrested on Wednesday, for the illegal possession of abalone worth about R2.5 million in Parow, Western Cape.


Centrist Bayrou's choice could sway tight French presidential race

Wednesday 22 February 2017 15:17

Francois Bayrou, a centrist candidate in three past French presidential elections, was set to announce on Wednesday if he will run in this year's race for the Elysee.


Acting National Police Commissioner, Kgomotso Phahlane says Gauteng is doing well in managing crime.
There's progress in fighting crime in JHB - Phahlane

Wednesday 22 February 2017 15:16

Police say despite uprisings where community members are turning to vigilantism, they are making progress in crime fighting activities in Gauteng.


Police are investigating the murder of five people, including two children who were shot and killed in Hillbrow.
Hillbrow police investigate killing of family of five

Tuesday 21 February 2017 10:06

Police spokesperson says the victims three women and two children were shot in their home in Hillbrow.


Protestors clashed with police and started hurling rocks and stones in retaliation.
Tensions remain high at Duduza township

Monday 20 February 2017 20:39

Tensions remain high at Duduza township in Ekhuruleni as residents embarked on violent protest action on Monday.


Police remain on high alert in Pretoria west.
Two brothels and a church burnt in Pretoria

Saturday 18 February 2017 21:28

Two brothels and a church were among the buildings burnt in Pretoria West on Saturday, as locals targeted foreign nationals who they blame for widespread crime.


Police had to use stun grenades to separate a group of residents threatening to hack and stab each other.
Alleged drug dealings spark violence in Pretoria

Saturday 18 February 2017 13:31

Houses and vehicles have been set alight in the wake of violence in Pretoria West.


Third suspect arrested in Malaysia over murder of North Korean

Thursday 16 February 2017 14:38

Malaysian police made a third arrest on Thursday in their hunt for the people involved in the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.


Malaysia arrests second woman in suspected assassination of N Korean

Thursday 16 February 2017 08:23

Malaysian police detained a second woman on Thursday suspected of involvement in the apparent assassination of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.


Illegal abalone has been confiscated in different parts of the Western Cape.
Police closer to clamping down illegal abalone syndicate

Monday 13 February 2017 20:58

Cape Town police and the Department of Fisheries are a step closer to clamping down on a syndicate responsible for exporting illegal abalone.


Rosettenville residents warned against taking law into their own hands

Sunday 12 February 2017 10:09

Police have warned residents of Rosettenville, south of Johannesburg, that they will be arrested if they take the law in their own hands in dealing with drugs and prostitution in their area.


Rosettenville residents treated for smoke inhalation

Sunday 12 February 2017 06:59

One person has been treated for smoke inhalation after residents of Rosettenville set alight more than 10 houses, including four suspected brothels.


Gauteng police probe Life Esidimeni deaths

Friday 10 February 2017 05:37

Gauteng police say they are investigating several cases of murder inquest related to the deaths of mentally-ill patients in the Life Healthcare Esidimeni group.


Police Minister, Nathi Nhleko and acting Commissioner, Kgomotso Phahlane are expected to celebrate National Police Day with hundreds of SAPS members in Rustenburg on Friday.
N West residents to confront Nhleko, Phahlane

Friday 27 January 2017 06:24

Residents of Ikageleng village in Rustenburg in the North West have vowed to confront Police Minister Nathi Nhleko as well as Acting National Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane.


A 50 year old man has been arrested after police tracked a hijacked vehicle to his house in Springs.
Gauteng police make breakthrough in highjacking investigation

Saturday 21 January 2017 18:08

Gauteng police say they have made a breakthrough in the case of a hijacking syndicate that has been terrorising the East Rand of Johannesburg.


Two perpetrators took the officer's firearm and tablet phone.
Reaction security officer shot and killed

Saturday 21 January 2017 16:35

A reaction officer from a security company was shot and killed by suspected burglars when he went to a Westville home after the alarm had gone off.


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