SABC News - Police


W Cape police probe attempted murder case

Sunday 25 June 2017 10:56

W Cape police are investigating a case of attempted murder after two young men were shot and critically injured by unknown suspects in Bonteheuwel.


R300 million drug bust suspects due in court

Thursday 22 June 2017 09:29

Three suspects are due to appear in court soon after they were arrested in a major drug bust worth more than a quarter of a billion rand near a farm in Villiersdorp.


Police intervene in Mahube residents stand-off

Thursday 22 June 2017 07:38

An attempt to burn down a house, a shack, damage water meters and a car prompted a stand-off between residents of Mahube, east of Pretoria.


Are three of the children buried on Blythedale Beach?
The search for Gert van Rooyen’s victims

Sunday 18 June 2017 20:19

The Fokus investigation into the kidnapping of the victims of the paedophile Gert van Rooyen. Are three of the children buried on Blythedale Beach?


Kouga fire under control despite flare ups

Friday 16 June 2017 13:25

The fires in the Kouga Municipality in the Eastern Cape are under control despite some flare-ups in the Loerie region caused by strong winds.


KZN police call off digging at Blythedale Beach

Thursday 15 June 2017 21:14

Police have called off the digging for the missing two victims from convicted paedophile Gert Van Rooyen.


German police arrest "dark" weapons marketplace operator

Monday 12 June 2017 18:01

German police have arrested the alleged administrator of an underground "dark net" website that was used to procure the firearms involved in a 2016 gun attack in a Munich shopping mall


Mpumalanga bikers call on police to protect farm owners

Sunday 11 June 2017 20:44

Mpumalanga Bikers have called on the police to do more to protect farm owners and dwellers from being killed by criminals.


Brazil police arrest former minister in World Cup stadium probe

Tuesday 6 June 2017 20:04

Police on Tuesday arrested a former Cabinet minister in a probe into corruption in the construction of a soccer stadium in northeastern Brazil for the 2014 World Cup.


SAPU allege that the former police commissioner, Riah Phiyega promised to move them from level five to level seven.
SAPU threatens a total shutdown over payment grievance

Tuesday 6 June 2017 19:29

Police Union, SAPU, has threatened a total shut down of all 10111 operation centres countrywide, if workers are not paid in line with a 2013 agreement.


More than 100 mental patients died after they were moved at Life Esidimeni.
Concern over Life Esidimeni deaths investigation

Tuesday 6 June 2017 14:25

The Life Esidimeni Family Committee says it is disappointed with the police's apparent slow pace in its investigation of the deaths of over 100 mental patients.


Police identify lone gunman behind Philippine casino attack

Sunday 4 June 2017 07:04

The lone gunman behind Friday's deadly attack on a casino in the Philippine capital has been identified as Jessie Carlos Javier, a 42-year old Filipino.


No arrests have been made but police are investigating.
KZN cash in transit heist leaves one injured

Thursday 1 June 2017 10:49

Heavily armed men have made off with an undisclosed sum of cash following a cash in transit heist at Mthonjaneni near Melmoth in northern KwaZulu-Natal.


Police management said it noted with concern the increasing number of false posts on social media.
Police caution against hoaxes on social media

Thursday 1 June 2017 09:31

The South African police on Thursday warned against the growing trend of false posts on social media about missing and abducted women and children, saying this caused panic in communities.


Traffic chaos amid Durban taxi strike

Wednesday 31 May 2017 09:19

Police have been deployed in the greater Ethekwini Region in KwaZulu-Natal as members of taxi organisations, Santaco, embark on a strike.


Gauteng MEC hopes for speedy probe into Yende’s death

Wednesday 31 May 2017 07:27

MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane says she hope the police will be swift with their investigations into the death of an Eskom employee in Springs, Thembisile Yende.


Specialised task team to investigate political killings in KZN

Monday 29 May 2017 23:07

A police task team consisting of members from various units including the Hawks, Crime Intelligence and Special Investigative units is to probe political killings in KwaZulu-Natal.


EC police confirm 13 prisoners shot and killed

Monday 29 May 2017 12:12

Eastern Cape police have confirmed that one of 13 awaiting-trial prisoners has been shot and killed while trying to escape from the Mthatha High Court.


Five suspected illegal miners to appear in court

Monday 29 May 2017 09:26

Five suspected illegal miners will Monday morning appear in the Mecklernburg and Sekhukhune magistrate's courts respectively.


The police are looking for Asanda Mbuyazi's boyfriend after her body was found in Ndlabeyilandula.
Another missing woman found dead in KwaZulu-Natal

Sunday 28 May 2017 16:07

A week-long search for a 20-year-old KwaZulu-Natal woman with albinism has resulted in the gruesome discovery of her body.


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