SABC News - Police


Crime is a social problem: Nhleko

Monday 22 September 2014 10:03

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko says crime is a social problem that needs all of South Africa to work together.


Fugitive appears in court

Monday 22 September 2014 08:55

One of 16 illegal immigrants who escaped from the Rustenburg police station in the North West and his wife, are expected to appear in the Rustenburg Magistrate's Court in North West.


Business helps fight crime

Monday 22 September 2014 08:19

The group manager at Edcon says the company has come up with strategies to help police fight crime.


Bomb kills two policemen near Egypt's foreign ministry

Sunday 21 September 2014 12:26

A bomb blast near Egypt's foreign ministry killed two police officers and wounded several others on Sunday, the Interior Ministry said, in the most serious attack in Cairo in almost three months.


Kaizer Chiefs play Orlando Pirates in the MTN8 final.
Police arrest suspect with fake MTN8 Final tickets

Saturday 20 September 2014 15:17

The South African Police Service has arrested a suspect who was caught trying to sell 2014/15 MTN8 final counterfeit tickets.


 The Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko and National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega are expected to release the crime statistics on Friday.
Crime statistics to be released on Friday

Thursday 18 September 2014 20:40

Police Minister, Nkosinathi Nhleko, is expected to release crime statistics for the year 2013 to March 2014 on Friday morning.


Police say they were on high alert after the spate of mall robberies in Gauteng.
Police foil bank robbery at Krugersdorp Mall

Thursday 18 September 2014 19:35

A bank robbery was foiled on Thursday afternoon in Klerksdorp in the North West.


The second group promotion this year sees over 7000 SAPS members being promoted.
Over 7000 SAPS members promoted

Thursday 18 September 2014 17:45

More than 7000 South African Police Service members have been promoted. This is the second group promotion implemented this year.


Police say serious steps will be taken if it can be found that there was negligence on the part of some officers.
16 illegal immigrants escape custody

Thursday 18 September 2014 05:26

Sixteen undocumented immigrants have escaped from the Rustenburg police station where they were being held, North West police said on Wednesday.


The residents have been protesting for better service delivery.
Fire station set alight in Grabouw

Wednesday 17 September 2014 09:45

A building in Grabouw has been set alight. Police spokesperson Thembinkosi Kinana says the fire station was set alight early on Wednesday morning.


 The inquiry will adjourn until November this year.
Farlam Commission adjourns hearing till month end

Tuesday 16 September 2014 20:32

The Farlam Commission closed its hearings on Tuesday after 18 months. It was tasked with investigating the killing of Marikana miners in August 2012.


Body of a girl found in Soshanguve

Tuesday 16 September 2014 11:45

A body of a girl has been found in a shallow grave at Soshanguve Block R, north of Pretoria.


Police have maintained that there are no links or evidence that suggest the murders could be linked.
'Mamelodi serial killer' still at large

Tuesday 16 September 2014 06:20

No one has been arrested yet in the so called "Mamelodi serial killer" case in which three women were recently found murdered in the township east of Pretoria.


The N2 was closed to traffic, with police directing motorists around the area via alternative routes.
Grabouw protesters start fire, throw stones at cars

Tuesday 16 September 2014 06:03

Protesters in and around Grabouw in the Western Cape started fires on the N2 on Monday evening, police said.


Boy Mamabolo is being treated Limpopo Medi-Clinic.
Limpopo police continue search for former ANCYL leader

Monday 15 September 2014 20:38

The hunt for the former African National Congress Youth League leader in Limpopo, Jacob Lebogo, continues.


Two men arrested for fraud in Limpopo

Monday 15 September 2014 19:32

Two men arrested for allegedly defrauding overt thirty people of more than R200 000 in Limpopo.


 Barnard Mokwena was Lonmin's executive president of human capital and external affairs at the time of a strike in 2012.
Lonmin employee defends 'faceless' comment

Monday 15 September 2014 18:01

A senior Lonmin employee had to defend calling Marikana strikers "faceless", at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry on Monday.


Police probe the death of a Mpumalanga student

Sunday 14 September 2014 17:56

Police are investigating the death of a 16-year-old Mpumalanga pupil.


Police arrest two foreigners for drugs

Saturday 13 September 2014 14:09

Police have arrested two foreigners for being in possession of drugs with a street value of R5 000 in Rustenburg in the North West.


Mall robberies in Gauteng raise concern

Saturday 13 September 2014 13:18

The recent spate of mall robberies in Gauteng has been described as a great concern.


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