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Police have advised community members not to confront prisoners who have escaped.
N West police hunt for four "dangerous" escaped prisoners

Saturday 6 February 2016 17:01

Police in North West are searching for four dangerous awaiting trial prisoners who escaped from a police vehicle in transit to the Brits Magistrate's Court.

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Police are looking for the suspects who are involved vehicle parts theft.
KZN police on hunt for car parts syndicate suspects

Sunday 31 January 2016 12:55

The South African National Police Service in KwaZulu-Natal has recovered stolen vehicle parts worth over R250 000 at a house in Chatsworth, in Durban

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COPE says it will not tolerate more police killings.
COPE condemns police killings  

Saturday 30 January 2016 13:28

The Congress of the People (COPE) has condemned the continued killing of police officers in the country.

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Warrant Officer Joel Seloga was allegedly killed by community members last Saturday.
Limpopo mourners pay last respects to slain police officer

Saturday 30 January 2016 10:44

Mourners at the funeral service of a 57-year-old Warrant Officer Joel Seloga have called on police to take a hard stance against criminals.

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Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas says more needs to be done to avoid such incidents.
Death of children in freezer described as very tragic

Saturday 30 January 2016 09:45

Five children who were found dead inside a freezer in Kakamas in the Northern Cape 10 days ago will be laid to rest on Saturday.

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More than 80 police officers were killed in 2015 alone.
Two police officers killed in KZN

Friday 29 January 2016 12:35

Two police officers have been shot and killed at the Inyoni police station on the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal.

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N West miners remain in fear after shooting incident

Sunday 24 January 2016 06:48

A group of angry mine workers at Shiba Uranium Mine outside Klerksdorp in the North West fear for their lives following a shooting on Saturday night.

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Two toddlers suffocate in a car

Wednesday 20 January 2016 20:17

Two toddlers from Claremont Township outside Durban have suffocated to death while locked inside a car.

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Owner of the gun in kid's murder unknown

Tuesday 19 January 2016 17:59

The police in Limpopo have not yet found out who the firearm that was used to shoot 11-year-old Gundo Mamatho belonged to.

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Police believe the three may be part of a fraud syndicate that targets life insurance companies.
Eastern Cape women arrested for stealing a body to appear in court

Monday 18 January 2016 05:42

Three women from Bizana in the Eastern Cape are expected to appear in the Mthatha Magistrate's Court on Monday after they were arrested for allegedly stealing a body.

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Warrant Officer Marias Bower was killed on Thursday.
Deceased Limpopo police officer identified

Sunday 17 January 2016 13:19

The police officer, who died in car crash while transporting a suspect from Modimolle to Pretoria on Thursday, has been identified as 49-year-old Warrant Officer Marias Bower.

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Defectors killed in Burundi

Wednesday 13 January 2016 18:05

Police in Burundi said an army captain and a police brigadier who defected from the security forces have been killed in a gunfight with security forces in the capital.

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Afriforum says about 17% of police officers who carry firearms aren't competent to do so.
Afriforum alleges some police officers are unfit to carry firearms

Wednesday 13 January 2016 10:47

Civil rights organisation AfriForum allege around 17% of police officers who carry firearms were declared unfit to do so.

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Police investigate Tzaneen mob justice murder

Tuesday 12 January 2016 16:40

A man has been burnt to death in a suspected mob justice incident at Shongwane village outside Tzaneen.

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Police investigate Tzaneen mob justice murder

Tuesday 12 January 2016 16:40

A man has been burnt to death in a suspected mob justice incident at Shongwane village outside Tzaneen.

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The three main drugs seized this week were dagga, mandrax and tik.
Drug-related crime dealt severe blow in Western Cape: SAPS

Monday 11 January 2016 07:16

Drug-related crime in the Western Cape was dealt a severe blow during the past week, with over 1 500 suspects arrested and drugs worth millions of rand seized, police said on Sunday.

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Police deployed in Marikana after protest over RDP houses

Saturday 9 January 2016 10:01

Public order police have been deployed at Marikana outside Rustenburg in the North West to monitor the situation following resident’s protest over RDP house allocation.

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The family of nine year old Zinhle Ndala is seeking help from anyone who has information regarding her whereabouts.
Family of missing Mamelodi child appeal for help

Friday 8 January 2016 14:27

The family of nine year old Zinhle Ndala of Mamelodi, east of Pretoria, are appealing to South Africans to help locate their daughter.

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Paris police shoot dead knife-wielding man

Thursday 7 January 2016 16:36

Paris police shot dead on Thursday a man wielding a knife after he tried to enter a police station shouting "Allahu Akbar" (God is Great).

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SA diplomat in Norway arrested for drunk driving

Tuesday 5 January 2016 12:40

A South African diplomat in Oslo in Norway has been arrested for allegedly driving under the influenceof alcohol, causing a crash which has left one person injured.

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