SABC News - Police


EFF Leader, Julius Malema, scolded the police for their handling of the situation.
Malema confronted by mob in Tembisa

Tuesday 21 June 2016 16:49

EFF leader Julius Malema has been confronted by a group of men at Tembisa, east of Johannesburg, that were armed with sjamboks, knobkerries, sticks and golf clubs.


The students are unhappy because the course is not accredited.
Nursing students protest over accreditation

Tuesday 21 June 2016 06:07

Primary Health care students at the Cape Town College in Crawford outside Cape Town protested on Monday night because they say the course they are studying is not accredited.


The three are facing charges of business robbery, malicious damage to property, theft and possession of house breaking equipment.
Three suspects in Brits arrested on business robbery charges

Monday 20 June 2016 12:53

Police in Letlhabile have arrested three suspects after a substantial amount of cash, which was taken from an ATM, was found in their possession.


IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi says the youth of 1976 laid a foundation for free education.
Buthelezi lambasts leaders over empty promises to youth

Thursday 16 June 2016 15:54

Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has lambasted leaders who make empty promises to young people.


Paris police fire teargas, water cannon during labour protest

Tuesday 14 June 2016 20:58

Gangs of masked youths smashed windows and hurled stones at riot police as thousands of people marched through Paris on Tuesday.


Four decades after 76' SA still struggles with violent policing

Tuesday 14 June 2016 07:58

South African police both shepherd and protect, criminalise and abuse the vulnerabilities and struggles of millions of struggling South Africans.


The two had been arrested for carrying dangerous weapons.
KZN MEC calls for probe into escaped suspects

Sunday 12 June 2016 06:47

KwaZulu-Natal Community Safety MEC Mxolisi Kaunda has called for an investigation into video footage showing two suspects escaping from a police van.


The fire broke out at the Abrahams home while the family was sleeping; Patrick Abrahams the owner suspects that an electric fault might have caused the blaze.
Family of nine perishes in Cape blaze

Saturday 11 June 2016 21:14

Nine members of a Cape Town family have died after a fire broke out at their home in East Ridge in Mitchell's Plain.


Hope Zinde was an anchor for SABC Africa.
Former SABC Board member found murdered

Saturday 11 June 2016 19:38

The murder of former SABC Board member and media practitioner, Hope Zinde is being investigated by the North West Police.


The initiation season is starting in the province next week.
Forcefully abducting boys to initiation schools is a crime

Saturday 11 June 2016 12:03

Limpopo police have warned that people who forcefully abduct boys to the initiation schools will face kidnapping charges.


Minister Jeff Radebe called on the community to work together with police and assist to fight crime.
Radebe to assist Mpumalaga residents to fight crime

Tuesday 7 June 2016 20:50

The Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe, who is in charge of monitoring and evaluation, has come face to face with the devastating impact of Nyaope in Kwaggafontein, Mpumalanga.


Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has appointed a multi-disciplinary task team to tackle political violence in the run up to the local government elections.
Sanco welcomes Nhleko’s task team to tackle election violence

Monday 6 June 2016 15:12

Sanco says it’s extremely important that community members assist the police to identify the culprits of local government elections violence and other crimes.


Acting National Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane.
Hawks don't believe Phahlane was the target

Monday 6 June 2016 05:56

Acting National Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane sustained minor injuries after he was caught up in crossfire in a suspected business robbery in Johannesburg.


It is alleged that Marikana police either arrive late to crime scenes or don’t arrive at all
Police in Marikana accused of poor policing

Saturday 28 May 2016 15:21

Marikana police are reportedly failing to serve the people in the areas they police.


Jan Homu is the third officer to be killed while on duty in Limpopo this year.
Officer shot dead in Limpopo

Saturday 28 May 2016 11:30

A police officer has been shot dead in Dan Extension outside Tzaneen in Limpopo.  


The man was found guilty of crimes relating to murder, attempted murder and unlawful possession of firearms.
Notorius PE gang member convicted

Saturday 28 May 2016 07:53

A notorious gang member in the Northern areas of Port Elizabeth, Marcus Malgas, has been convicted on 11 charges.


Nathi Nhleko has cautioned against accusing police of working with gangs without the necessary evidence.
Unity needed to end gangsterism in W Cape: Nhleko

Friday 27 May 2016 20:55

Police say violent crime and gangsterism are the main reasons why Nyanga township on the Cape Flats has been identified as the most dangerous place in the country.


Belgian police detain four on suspicion of belonging to terrorist grou

Wednesday 25 May 2016 20:57

Belgian police searched houses in the city of Antwerp on Wednesday and detained four people on suspicion of belonging to a terrorist group.


The minister of police says all investigations conducted by the Hawks are not politically motivated.
Nhleko lashes out against criticism at public officials

Tuesday 24 May 2016 19:43

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko has lashed out against heavy criticism levelled against public officials including police and other state institutions.


Three buses were set alight, with nearby residents later scavenging steel from the wreckage.
Chaos in Hammanskraal as two Red Ants killed

Monday 23 May 2016 19:08

It was complete mayhem and the situation remains tense in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria, following violent protests which claimed the lives of two Red Ants employees.


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