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Six more police officers have been killed this year compared to same time last year.
Five arrested after shoot-out with police in Jeppestown

Friday 31 July 2015 20:34

Five men have been arrested after a police officer was shot dead in Johannesburg's Jeppestown.


According to Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu 52 police officials have been killed in 2015.
Case against men accused of killing Cape Town officer postponed

Friday 31 July 2015 20:28

The grandmother of one of the two men charged with the killing of a Cape Town policeman on the N2 near Maccasar on Wednesday says her grandson has always been an aggressive child.


Twenty-year-old Mido Macia was already dead when he arrived at a hospital on 26 February 2013.
Mido Marcia case postponed until Monday

Friday 31 July 2015 15:33

The case against nine former policemen who allegedly dragged Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia behind a police van has been postponed until Monday.


Police officer dies in Themba shootout

Thursday 30 July 2015 10:26

Another police officer has been killed bringing to three the number of police officers who have lost their lives in the country in the past 24 hour.


The EFF says it is not intimidated by the suspected break-in at Julius Malema office in Parliament.
EFF opens case after suspected break-in at Malema office

Wednesday 29 July 2015 20:11

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Parliament says it has opened a case with the police after a suspected break-in at the office of its leader, Julius Malema.


 Cape Town motorists say they are shocked by the stabbing of a Hawks official.
Cape Town motorists fear for lives after death of officer

Wednesday 29 July 2015 19:07

Motorists who frequently use the N2 in Cape Town say they feel unsafe after an increasing number of brazen attacks on this road, including the fatal stabbing of a police officer on Wednesday morning.


Police fire rubber bullets at PE protesters

Tuesday 28 July 2015 05:18

Police are reported to have fired rubber bullets to disperse protesters in the Northern Areas in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.


Police allege Jabulani Buthelezi and Thabani Sithole are linked to several killings in taxi industry.
KZN police arrest taxi hitmen

Monday 27 July 2015 18:08

Two men, police describe as extremely dangerous, have appeared in court in Madadeni northern KwaZulu-Natal.


Phiyega disagrees with Marikana report findings

Monday 27 July 2015 05:50

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has strongly disagreed with some of the findings of the Marikana report.


Police are investigating the death of the two men.
Two killed in CT gang shooting

Sunday 26 July 2015 16:58

Two men have died and another one has been seriously injured following an apparent gang related shooting in Mitchell's Plain on the Cape Flats over the weekend.


 Police say the victim activated the "Find my iPad" function which led to the arrests
Software "finds" five suspects

Saturday 25 July 2015 20:09

Five people have been arrested for armed robbery and possession of stolen property in Klipfontein - on Gauteng's East Rand.


Tirhani Maswanganyi's wife dies in car crash

Monday 20 July 2015 11:45

The wife to the late top cop Major-General Tirhani Maswanganyi has just died in a car accident at Bultfontein near Hammanskraal on the way to the high court.


Vuwani residents burn houses on suspected ritual killings

Sunday 19 July 2015 18:13

Vuwani residents have burnt five houses belonging to people suspected of ritual murders at Lwamondo in Limpopo.


Police arrest drug mule at OR Tambo

Sunday 19 July 2015 09:42

A 42-year-old woman was arrested at the O.R Tambo International Airport after she was found in possession of drugs.


F State shooting leaves one dead

Wednesday 15 July 2015 10:28

A man has been shot dead and four other suspects arrested at Ventersburg in the Free State.


Makonde toddlers to be buried

Tuesday 14 July 2015 06:44

Two children allegedly beaten to death by their stepfather in Limpopo at Makonde village will be buried on Tuesday.


A Limpopo man is on the run after the deaths of two toddlers

Monday 13 July 2015 12:08

Residents of Makonde near Thohoyandou, where two toddlers were allegedly beaten to death by their stepfather, say the suspect was spotted by the river late on Monday.


Warrant officer Sbusiso Ndlovu was killed on duty in Jeppestown.
Gauteng family mourns death of police officer

Sunday 12 July 2015 19:37

The number of police killed on and off duty is increasing.


Lenasia tavern killer on the run

Sunday 5 July 2015 07:53

Police say they are searching for another suspect after four people were shot and killed in a tavern in Fine Town near Lenasia.


The foreign nationals have been at the Chatsworth refugee camp since they were displaced by xenophobic attacks in April.
Displaced Durban foreign nationals arrested

Friday 3 July 2015 15:21

Scores of displaced foreign nationals from the Chatsworth refugee camp, south of Durban, have been arrested for camping illegally at the premises after it was closed on Wednesday.


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