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Police in Springs murder case turn against each other

Tuesday 2 June 2015 20:20

Two police officers from Springs charged with the murders of three men have turned against each other.

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Riah Phiyega says that in the year 2014/15, nine more police officers were killed than the previous year.
Phiyega lauds lengthy sentences for cop killers

Tuesday 2 June 2015 14:04

A total of 86 police officers have been killed in the last financial year, National Police Commissioner General Riah Phiyega said on Tuesday.

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The robbers were killed in a high speed chase with the police.
Two robbers killed in Durban shootout

Tuesday 2 June 2015 10:35

Two suspected house robbers have been killed in a shootout with the police in Newlands East north of Durban.

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Police break up unsanctioned gay rally in central Moscow

Saturday 30 May 2015 17:26

Police broke up an unsanctioned gay rights rally in central Moscow on Saturday, detaining around 20 people, including anti-gay campaigners who attacked the activists.

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Gang violence to top Cape Flats meeting

Saturday 30 May 2015 10:01

Bonteheuwel residents will gather on Freedom Square in the heart of the Cape Flats for a meeting with authorities on Saturday on how to stop the bullets and bloodshed.

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Probe underway following Limpopo aircraft crash

Monday 25 May 2015 11:55

A 50 year old man has died after an aircraft crashed at Shongwane village in Limpopo.

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Time is running out for Marikana miners: Lawyers

Monday 25 May 2015 09:45

Lawyers representing Marikana miners say delaying the release of the Marikana Commission report violates the constitutional rights of the affected miners

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Eiffel Tower closes as staff strike over pickpockets

Friday 22 May 2015 20:18

A strike closed the Eiffel Tower for most of Friday as staff demanded more help to deal with pickpockets operating around the Paris landmark, tower officials and unions said.

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Some taxi operators claim they were attacked by police.
North West police under fire over alleged police brutality

Wednesday 20 May 2015 20:26

North West police have been lambasted for perceived brutality.

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One injured in police, armed robbery shootout

Wednesday 20 May 2015 15:12

One person has been injured when a police shootout with armed robbery suspects took place on the M1 south, near Sandton.

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288 people arrested in Cape Town

Monday 18 May 2015 05:23

Police in Cape Town, Western Cape arrested 288 people in the past two weeks for crimes including drug possession and illegal possession of firearms.

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 Minister Jeff Radebe says 'Operation Fiela' will rid townships of crime.
Government to intensify 'Operation Fiela'

Sunday 17 May 2015 14:30

Government has denied that ‘Operation Fiela’ the deployment of police backed by the army to selected areas country-wide, is targeting foreign nationals.

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Free State police launch manhunt for SANDF sergeant killers

Sunday 17 May 2015 13:02

Free State police have launched a manhunt for two other suspects who were allegedly involved in the murder of an SANDF staff sergeant.

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Calm restored in Eldorado Park after attempted land invasions

Sunday 17 May 2015 10:04

The Johannesburg Metro Police says the situation in Eldorado Park is currently calm and under control.

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N West copper and gold 'thieves' still at large

Friday 15 May 2015 05:24

No arrests have been made after a vehicle filled with gold and copper worth millions of rand was seized outside Musina in Limpopo.

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The residents have been protesting since last night blocking the roads with stones and burning material.
Situation still tense in Elukwatini following overnight protests

Thursday 14 May 2015 09:06

The situation is still tense at Elukwatini near Manzana in Mpumalanga.

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Lawyers for Human Rights get access to arrested foreign nationals

Tuesday 12 May 2015 18:06

Lawyers for Human Rights have reached an out of court agreement with the police and the Department of Home Affairs to get access to foreign nationals arrested during raids.

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KZN police commissioner vows justice for slain officers

Sunday 10 May 2015 18:17

KwaZulu-Natal Police Commissioner Mammonye Ngobeni urged communities to assist police with information that may lead to the arrest of the killers of the two police officers.

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KZN police seize tons of illegal firearms

Sunday 10 May 2015 10:29

Security cluster operations centred around Greytown in KwaZulu-Natal have seen police seize more than 75 firearms, including a cache of 24 firearms at a single homestead

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The  police officers alleged to have killed three suspects and dumped their bodies.
Springs police officer appear in court

Thursday 7 May 2015 20:35

The constable who can't be named before an identification parade, he appeared alongside his co-accused, a 29-year-old man

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