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Police in Springs murder case turn against each other

Tuesday 2 June 2015 20:20

Two police officers from Springs charged with the murders of three men have turned against each other.


Riah Phiyega says that in the year 2014/15, nine more police officers were killed than the previous year.
Phiyega lauds lengthy sentences for cop killers

Tuesday 2 June 2015 14:04

A total of 86 police officers have been killed in the last financial year, National Police Commissioner General Riah Phiyega said on Tuesday.


The robbers were killed in a high speed chase with the police.
Two robbers killed in Durban shootout

Tuesday 2 June 2015 10:35

Two suspected house robbers have been killed in a shootout with the police in Newlands East north of Durban.


Police break up unsanctioned gay rally in central Moscow

Saturday 30 May 2015 17:26

Police broke up an unsanctioned gay rights rally in central Moscow on Saturday, detaining around 20 people, including anti-gay campaigners who attacked the activists.


Gang violence to top Cape Flats meeting

Saturday 30 May 2015 10:01

Bonteheuwel residents will gather on Freedom Square in the heart of the Cape Flats for a meeting with authorities on Saturday on how to stop the bullets and bloodshed.


Probe underway following Limpopo aircraft crash

Monday 25 May 2015 11:55

A 50 year old man has died after an aircraft crashed at Shongwane village in Limpopo.


Time is running out for Marikana miners: Lawyers

Monday 25 May 2015 09:45

Lawyers representing Marikana miners say delaying the release of the Marikana Commission report violates the constitutional rights of the affected miners


Eiffel Tower closes as staff strike over pickpockets

Friday 22 May 2015 20:18

A strike closed the Eiffel Tower for most of Friday as staff demanded more help to deal with pickpockets operating around the Paris landmark, tower officials and unions said.


Some taxi operators claim they were attacked by police.
North West police under fire over alleged police brutality

Wednesday 20 May 2015 20:26

North West police have been lambasted for perceived brutality.


One injured in police, armed robbery shootout

Wednesday 20 May 2015 15:12

One person has been injured when a police shootout with armed robbery suspects took place on the M1 south, near Sandton.


288 people arrested in Cape Town

Monday 18 May 2015 05:23

Police in Cape Town, Western Cape arrested 288 people in the past two weeks for crimes including drug possession and illegal possession of firearms.


 Minister Jeff Radebe says 'Operation Fiela' will rid townships of crime.
Government to intensify 'Operation Fiela'

Sunday 17 May 2015 14:30

Government has denied that ‘Operation Fiela’ the deployment of police backed by the army to selected areas country-wide, is targeting foreign nationals.


Free State police launch manhunt for SANDF sergeant killers

Sunday 17 May 2015 13:02

Free State police have launched a manhunt for two other suspects who were allegedly involved in the murder of an SANDF staff sergeant.


Calm restored in Eldorado Park after attempted land invasions

Sunday 17 May 2015 10:04

The Johannesburg Metro Police says the situation in Eldorado Park is currently calm and under control.


N West copper and gold 'thieves' still at large

Friday 15 May 2015 05:24

No arrests have been made after a vehicle filled with gold and copper worth millions of rand was seized outside Musina in Limpopo.


The residents have been protesting since last night blocking the roads with stones and burning material.
Situation still tense in Elukwatini following overnight protests

Thursday 14 May 2015 09:06

The situation is still tense at Elukwatini near Manzana in Mpumalanga.


Lawyers for Human Rights get access to arrested foreign nationals

Tuesday 12 May 2015 18:06

Lawyers for Human Rights have reached an out of court agreement with the police and the Department of Home Affairs to get access to foreign nationals arrested during raids.


KZN police commissioner vows justice for slain officers

Sunday 10 May 2015 18:17

KwaZulu-Natal Police Commissioner Mammonye Ngobeni urged communities to assist police with information that may lead to the arrest of the killers of the two police officers.


KZN police seize tons of illegal firearms

Sunday 10 May 2015 10:29

Security cluster operations centred around Greytown in KwaZulu-Natal have seen police seize more than 75 firearms, including a cache of 24 firearms at a single homestead


The  police officers alleged to have killed three suspects and dumped their bodies.
Springs police officer appear in court

Thursday 7 May 2015 20:35

The constable who can't be named before an identification parade, he appeared alongside his co-accused, a 29-year-old man


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