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The passengers, including the driver, were burnt beyond recognition.
Over speeding, fatigue behind Limpopo crash: Police

Friday 18 April 2014 18:40

Preliminary investigations indicate that over-speeding and fatigue are the possible causes of Thursday night's horrific taxi accident in which eight people were killed on the Thohoyandou-Makhado road.


John Langeveldt is facing two charges of attempted murder and two charges of murder.
Northern Cape axe killer's case postponed

Friday 18 April 2014 07:12

The case of a 53 year-old man arrested  in connection with a deadly attack on his family in Douglas in the Northern Cape has been postponed.


Dixon back for more 'torment' in Pistorius trial

Thursday 17 April 2014 06:04

Geologist, Roger Dixon, will continue testifying in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial when it resumes in the high court in Pretoria on Thursday


Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa
Police targeting drug 'demons': Minister

Thursday 17 April 2014 05:41

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has called drug lords the 'demons' of the drug trade.


Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa.
Police targeting drug 'demons': Mthethwa

Wednesday 16 April 2014 20:25

Police have turned their focus to catching more druglords along with the average petty drug dealers, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa said on Wednesday.


Police say the violence in Marikana has increased since Amcu's wage strike began in January.
Two taxi owners gunned down in volatile Marikana

Wednesday 16 April 2014 17:03

Two taxi owners have been gunned down at Bleskop near Marikana, North West.


N Cape man charged for family axe murder

Wednesday 16 April 2014 07:05

An alleged family axe murderer, 53 year old John Langeveldt of Douglas in the Northern Cape, has been charged in the local magistrate's court.


Girlfriend murder accused back in court

Tuesday 15 April 2014 11:30

The case of a 24 year old man accused of hacking his heavily pregnant girlfriend to death will continue in the Durban Regional Court on Tuesday


Court case against two men who allegedly stabbed 11 pupils has been postponed .
Two men arrested for assault of eleven pupils remanded in custody

Monday 14 April 2014 16:34

The two men arrested in connection with the stabbing of eleven pupils last week have been remanded in custody until the 16th of April for bail application.


The officer was granted R5000 bail during a court appearance on January 28.
Cop's murder case to resume

Monday 14 April 2014 05:54

The case of a police officer accused of shooting dead a protester will resume in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court on Monday.


The arrested suspects will be charged for attempted murder and will appear in Pietermaritzburg Magistrate's Court soon.
Four teens held over KZN bus stabbing

Saturday 12 April 2014 16:44

Four high school pupils, aged between 16 and 19, have been arrested for allegedly stabbing four others on a school bus in Cedara, outside Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal.


The North West Department of Education has called on all learners and teachers of the Bloemhof and Christiana areas to return to their schools on Monday.
Bloemhof scuffle returns to normal

Saturday 12 April 2014 13:12

The situation has returned to normal in the North West township of Boitumelong near Bloemhof, after week long running battles between residents and police.


The protestors were arrested for public violence and malicious damage to property
Bloemhof protesters in court

Friday 11 April 2014 08:00

About 123 arrested protestors of Boitumelong township in Bloemhof will appear in court on Friday.


The murder of Kgomotso Ragolane sparked violence in the Rhelela area.
Murder case against man who killed Rhelela woman postponed

Thursday 10 April 2014 18:33

A 39 year- old suspect appeared in court for the kidnap, rape, murder and mutilation of a 19 year-old woman at Rhelela outside Tzaneen earlier in 2014.


 The Marikana Commission of Inquiry is investigating the deaths of 44 people.
It was not my responsibility to stop officers from shooting: Vermaak

Thursday 10 April 2014 15:52

Salmon Vermaak says he did not stop the police's operations during the 2012 Marikana shootings when miners were being killed, because it was not his responsibility.


Amcu members are insisting on  R12 500 entry salary.
Police defuse tension between Amcu and Num members

Wednesday 9 April 2014 21:14

Police have defused tensions between two rival unions at Implats in Rustenburg on Wednesday.


 The Marikana Commission of Inquiry is expected to resume on Thursday.
Marikana killings could have been avoided: Vermaak

Wednesday 9 April 2014 20:32

North West police officer, Johannes Vermaak says with information that was given to the police regarding the mine unrest in Marikana, the police should have opted for another plan.


Kgomotso Rakgolane’s murder sparked protests that lead to violence in Rhelela.
Man arrested for murder of Rhelela woman

Wednesday 9 April 2014 18:21

A 39-year-old man has been arrested for the murder of Kgomotso Rakgolane in Rhelela village, outside Tzaneen, Limpopo.


Shrien Dewani appeared before the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday.
Govt defends millions spent on Dewani extradition

Wednesday 9 April 2014 16:09

The Justice Department has again defended its decision to spend almost R3 million on bringing British murder accused Shrien Dewani to the country.


Four counts of culpable homicide charges are being investigated as the cause of the accident is unknown
Four killed in car crash

Wednesday 9 April 2014 10:02

Four people have been killed and two others seriously injured in a head on collision involving two vehicles between Dundee and Vryheid.


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