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Judge Bill Prinsloo earlier ruled that Anwa Dramat's suspension was unconstitutional.
Minister misinterpreted Police Act amendment: Court

Friday 23 January 2015 13:55

The High Court in Pretoria has found that the Minister of Police, Nathi Nhleko, misinterpreted the amendment to the Police Act when he suspended the former Hawks head Anwa Dramat


Former police chief and convicted criminal Jackie Selebi.
Jackie Selebi dies

Friday 23 January 2015 11:16

Former police chief and convicted criminal Jackie Selebi has died. The ANC says Selebi died this morning.


Landlords hit hard by Soweto looting violence

Thursday 22 January 2015 06:10

Business owners in Soweto, who are renting out their buildings to foreigners to set up spaza shops, say they've been severely affected by violence that broke out on Monday evening.


Soweto murder sparks looting of foreign owned shops

Wednesday 21 January 2015 12:00

Police are monitoring Soweto and south rand townships following the looting of foreign owned shops in Snake Park, Soweto.


Judgement on alleged serial rapist continues on Monday

Sunday 18 January 2015 17:23

Judgement against alleged serial rapist Albert Morake continues at the South Gauteng High Court on Monday.


No link to Belgian attack plot from those detained in Greece-police

Sunday 18 January 2015 12:03

Greece said it had found no evidence linking people they detained for questioning on Saturday to a foiled Islamist plot to attack Belgian police.


Police seize over 9 500 firearms

Saturday 17 January 2015 12:53

At least over 9500 firearms seized across the country over the past six-months have been destroyed.


Police seize over 9500 firearms

Saturday 17 January 2015 09:50

At least over 9500 firearms seized across the country over the past six-months have been destroyed.


Two reported dead in Belgian counter-terrorism raid

Thursday 15 January 2015 20:47

Two people were killed during a Belgian police counter-terrorism operation in the town of Verviers on Thursday.


Murder, arson and assault have increased in KwaZulu-Natal.
KZN crime stats reveal high level of lawlessness

Thursday 15 January 2015 18:11

The Department of Transport, Community Safety and Liaison in KwaZulu-Natal says the province experiences a high level of lawlessness.


Police arrest three Ethiopians with counterfeit and stolen goods

Wednesday 14 January 2015 16:02

An Ethiopian national has been arrested for allegedly being in possession of counterfeit goods worth more than R1 million in Germiston.


Malamulele has been a scene of  violent protests  since 2013.
Malamulele residents to embark on a week-long protest

Sunday 11 January 2015 19:06

Residents of Malamulele in Limpopo have resolved to embark on a week-long protest to demand their own municipality separate from Thulamela Local Municipality.


French police officers are in high alert following violence that ensued as of Wednesday.
France pursues female suspect after deadly siege

Saturday 10 January 2015 16:39

French police searched for a female accomplice to militant Islamists behind deadly attacks on a satirical newspaper.


Cape Town police probe fatal shooting

Saturday 10 January 2015 09:05

Western Cape police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man, believed to be in his 20s, in Kewtown near Cape Town Friday night.


French police officer killed in shoot-out

Thursday 8 January 2015 14:43

A police officer was killed in a shootout in southern Paris on Thursday.


Two men arrested for robbery

Thursday 8 January 2015 14:05

Two men have been arrested for allegedly robbing a clothing store of an undisclosed amount of money at Dragon City in Fordsburg in Johannesburg.


At least 12 dead in Paris after attack on satirical newspaper

Wednesday 7 January 2015 16:31

Hooded gunmen stormed the Paris offices of a weekly satirical magazine renowned for lampooning radical Islam, killing at least 12 people.


Police on the hunt for shoot-out suspects

Wednesday 7 January 2015 09:57

Police in the Western Cape are searching for a suspect after a police constable was shot


Manhunt launched for KZN farmer's killers

Tuesday 6 January 2015 06:15

A manhunt is underway in KwaZulu-Natal for four men suspected of killing a Midlands farmer.


Police are continuing their search for a baby who was reported missing at Groote Schuur hospital in Cape Town on Thursday.
Search continues for kidnapped CT baby

Saturday 3 January 2015 10:02

Police are viewing CCTV footage of the ward at the Groote Schuur hospital where the baby was taken and following up on all other leads.


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