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Rape on the increase in the North West: Police

Wednesday 20 August 2014 11:58

Police in the North West say rape incidents have increased dramatically over the last months.


Limpopo community demand release of arrested residents

Wednesday 20 August 2014 11:01

Mashishimale community members are marching to the Namakgale Magistrate's Court outside Phalaborwa in Limpopo, demanding the release of 10 arrested fellow community members.


 Residents are demanding land and houses from the Ekurhuleni Municipality
Ekurhuleni municipality concerned by Daveyton service delivery protest

Tuesday 19 August 2014 17:10

Police have managed to remove barricades on some of the streets affected by service delivery protests in Daveyton.


Suspects appearing for robbery have shot two court orderlies.
Two court orderlies shot in Pretoria

Tuesday 19 August 2014 12:47

Two court orderlies have been rushed to hospital after being shot by three suspects who were about to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court.


Police are looking for murder suspects after the MATA chairperson was killed.
Police launch manhunt for taxi boss killers

Tuesday 19 August 2014 12:01

Gauteng Police have launched a man hunt following the murder of the Mamelodi Taxi Association chairperson Lucky Mahlangu.


The residents have blockaded the main road leading to the University of Limpopo, Mankweng hospital and the magistrate's court as they demand electricity.
Limpopo residents vow to continue protest

Monday 18 August 2014 12:00

Protesting residents of Mankweng Block G outside Polokwane in Limpopo have vowed not to stop their demonstration until they're addressed by Polokwane executive mayor Thembi Nkadimeng.


Lesley McSpadden (R) and Michael Brown Sr. (L), parents of 18-year-old Michael Brown, listen to speakers during a rally convened in reaction to the shooting of their son.
Unarmed US teen killed by police was shot six times

Monday 18 August 2014 08:00

A preliminary private autopsy report found that Michael Brown, the black teen killed by a police officer in the suburban St. Louis city of Ferguson, was shot at least six times.


Protesters gesture as they stand in a street in defiance of a midnight curfew meant to stem on-going demonstrations in reaction to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
Gunfire erupts as protesters flee in Missouri city

Monday 18 August 2014 06:26

Shots were fired and police shouted through bullhorns for protesters to disperse, witnesses said, as chaos erupted Sunday night in Ferguson, Missouri.


The suspect will appear in the local magistrate court on Monday.
Mpumalanga man arrested for wife's murder

Sunday 17 August 2014 14:20

A 40-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly shot and killed his wife at Vosman outside Emalahleni in Mpumalanga.


Missouri governor declares emergency, sets curfew in Ferguson

Sunday 17 August 2014 06:57

Hundreds of demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, angry at the shooting death of a black teenager took to the streets ahead of a planned curfew called for by the state's governor.


The arrested suspect will appear at the Cape Magistrate court on Monday.
Man arrested for possession of tik

Saturday 16 August 2014 14:37

Cape Town police have arrested a Nigerian national after finding two kilograms of Methamphetamine commonly known as tik in a storage facility in Table View.


Officer in Missouri shooting unaware teen was a suspect: police

Saturday 16 August 2014 06:56

Minutes before a police officer shot him dead, Michael Brown had become a suspect in the theft of cigars from a store, according to police reports released on Friday.


The bodies have not yet been identified and two murder cases have been opened.
Two bodies found burnt in Joburg

Thursday 14 August 2014 14:52

The bodies of two men were found burnt beyond recognition in Johannesburg on Thursday, Gauteng police said.


SAPS tried to prevent more structures from being erected.
City of Cape Town condemns land invasion in Philippi East

Thursday 14 August 2014 14:29

The City of Cape Town has condemned the large scale land invasion on privately owned land in Philippi East.


Police say they need assistance from the community to fight crime.
Police urged to step up fight against Westbury crime

Thursday 14 August 2014 06:00

The uncle of three-year-old Luke Tibbetts says there should be more police visibility in Westbury in the west of Johannesburg.


The warrant officer's body was found next to his official police vehicle.
Search on for Western Cape police killer

Wednesday 13 August 2014 15:53

Police have opened a murder docket following the death of a 44-year-old warrant officer, in Worcester in the Boland.


Police fire rubber bullets to disperse Mossel Bay protesters

Tuesday 12 August 2014 16:42

Police have fired rubber bullets at protesters who were throwing stones at them at Kwanonqaba near Mossel Bay.


 Radovan Krejcir face charges of dealing in drugs.
Police officer to continue giving evidence in Krejcir case

Tuesday 12 August 2014 07:35

A police officer who took down the confession of Desai Luphondo, one of Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir's co-accused is to continue giving evidence in the South Gauteng High Court.


 Police officers allegedly involved in the assault of public members is to continue until Friday.
First finishes testimony in the Rambo Squad trial

Monday 11 August 2014 20:01

The five day trial of 15 police officers dubbed the Rambo Squad, got underway in the Ficksburg Regional Court in the eastern Free State on Monday.


 British fugitive Michael Evans was arrested last week in Midrand.
British fugitive Evans to be extradited

Monday 11 August 2014 15:15

One of Britain's most wanted fugitives Martin Evans will be extradited back to the United Kingdom.


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