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Another boyfriend arrested for woman’s murder

Monday 22 May 2017 10:33

Another woman has been killed, allegedly by her boyfriend in Orange Farm Extension 3, south of Johannesburg.


Another woman raped, killed in Gauteng

Monday 22 May 2017 05:35

Violence against women continues unabated. Police have found the body of a woman at Reedville near Springs on Gauteng's East Rand.


A police operation in Limpopo has led to the recovery of firearms, stolen vehicles and the arrest of 30 suspects.
Limpopo police recover guns, cars sting operation

Sunday 21 May 2017 12:46

The almost 30 suspects arrested during the sting operations will appear in various magistrate courts in Limpopo.


Police say the bomb, hidden in a bouquet of flowers, didn't detonate properly.
Case of attempted murder opened following Musgrave explosion

Friday 19 May 2017 21:04

The police's bomb squad has had to do a controlled explosion at the home of a Durban family, where a parcel bomb earlier detonated, seriously wounding three people.


Keketso Mahlakwana went missing outside Flamingo Primary School on Tuesday.
Body of 9 year-old, who was allegedly abducted, discovered

Friday 19 May 2017 20:48

A nine-year-old boy has been found dead in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg.


Another woman brutally killed by her partner

Friday 19 May 2017 10:28

Another woman has been brutally killed, allegedly by her boyfriend in the Eastern Cape.


Police received a tip-off from the community that the girl might be in one the buildings in the CBD.
Police raid hijacked building in Johannesburg CBD

Thursday 18 May 2017 19:05

Johannesburg Mayor, Herman Mashaba, has joined a large police contingent searching for a 13-year-old girl from Soweto who went missing three weeks ago.


Four women have been killed in Soweto recently.
Meeting underway in Soweto to address spate of attacks against women

Thursday 18 May 2017 13:46

A high level meeting is underway in Soweto in an attempt to address the recent spate of attacks against women in the area.


UK police arrest four men on suspicion of terrorism offence

Wednesday 17 May 2017 17:29

British police said they had arrested four men on Wednesday on suspicion of preparing terrorism acts in the United Kingdom.


Phahlane, McBride to appear in Parliament

Tuesday 16 May 2017 06:38

Acting National Police Commissioner Kgomotso Phahlane and IPID head Robert McBride will appear before Parliament's Police Portfolio Committee on Tuesday morning.


Coligny farmers, businesses demand arrest of protesters

Friday 12 May 2017 06:45

Farmers and business people at Coligny have accused police of failing to arrest those behind recent violent protests, which severely damaged the local economy.


Mashaba meeting regarding protests described as productive

Thursday 11 May 2017 09:55

Mashaba says he held a meeting with police in Eldorado Park on Wednesday night to discuss how best to handle the spreading service delivery protests in the area.


Mbalula talks tough against 'criminal element' in protests

Thursday 11 May 2017 05:44

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has sent a strong warning to criminals that he will not allow them to infiltrate protests.


Ennerdale shop owners count losses after looting

Wednesday 10 May 2017 11:00

Shop owners in Ennerdale, south of Johannesburg, are counting the cost, following widespread looting in the area Tuesday night.


Family of Coligny boy speaks of loss

Monday 1 May 2017 06:52

The family of the boy whose death sparked violent protests in Coligny in the North West has spoken out about its loss.


Police launch manhunt after ANC leader murder

Monday 1 May 2017 06:29

Police have launched a manhunt for the suspect in the murder of African National Congress (ANC) leader in Nquthu, northern KwaZulu-Natal.


Two arrested in C Town for illegal possession of crayfish

Sunday 30 April 2017 12:37

C Town police station officers was rewarded with the arrest of two suspects caught in possession of West Coast rock lobster tails without the necessary permit.


Sanef has also highlighted disappointment at the police’s conduct at public events.
Sanef expresses concern as media threats rise

Friday 28 April 2017 12:35

The South African National Editors’ Forum has expressed concern over several events that have a potential to grind down media freedom.


Mbalula announces plans to demilitarise police

Tuesday 25 April 2017 15:37

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has announced new measures to demilitarise the police - including the greater use of visible policing.


Western Cape former Police Commissioner trial postponed

Tuesday 18 April 2017 17:04

The trial of former Western Cape Police Commissioner, Arno Lamoer, and his co-accused has been postponed in the Cape Town High Court.


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