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Police confirm no arrests yet in Meyiwa murder

Tuesday 28 October 2014 20:30

Gauteng Police have confirmed that they have not detained or arrested anyone in connection with the murder of Bafana Bafana captain, Senzo Meyiwa.


Bafana Bafana Captain Senzo Meyiwa’s death has sparked a conversation around crime in SA.
Police, community partnership seen as key in crime fight

Tuesday 28 October 2014 11:15

University of Cape Town Criminologist Dr Don Pinnock says the reason why crime has become more prevalent in South Africa is because the SAPS have become a closed organisation.


Police say no one has been arrested yet for Senzo Meyiwa's murder.
Meyiwa had a big heart: Soccer analyst

Tuesday 28 October 2014 10:30

SABC soccer analyst David Kekana has described Senzo Meyiwa as someone who had a big heart.


Orlando Pirates spokesperson, Mickey Modisane smile was never exaggerated.
Give Meyiwa family time to grieve: Modisane

Tuesday 28 October 2014 08:00

Orlando Pirates spokesperson Mickey Modisane has appealed to people on social media to stop being judgmental concerning Senzo Meyiwa's killing.


The farmers shot the alleged robbers on Saturday after they were alerted through a panic button that another farmer in the area had been shot dead.
Unclear if farmers to be charged after shooting

Monday 27 October 2014 14:36

Investigations are under way to determine if action will be taken against two farmers who shot dead two alleged robbers near Leeudoringstad, North West police said on Monday.


On Saturday two correctional officers were hospitalised after an attack at a Western Cape prison.
Special church service held for men, women in uniform

Sunday 26 October 2014 20:41

A special church service has been held in Cape Town for servicemen and women.  This is because more police officers were killed on the Cape Flats last week.


The suspects would appear in the Tembisa Magistrate's Court soon.
Three held for unlicensed firearms

Sunday 26 October 2014 15:33

Three men have been arrested after allegedly being found in possession of unlicensed firearms in Thembisa, east of Johannesburg.


The operation saw a number of illegal firearms and dangerous weapons as well dagga confiscated.
E Cape police step up crime prevention

Saturday 25 October 2014 19:57

Eastern Cape police have stepped up crime prevention with an early morning raid on notorious East London hot spots.


The robbery happened at a Hout Bay jewellery store on Friday afternoon.
Police continue Hout Bay robbers search

Saturday 25 October 2014 18:34

Police were still searching on Saturday for a gang that robbed a Hout Bay jewellery store.


Police acted on a tip-off and arrested the suspects.
Two people arrested for illegal firearms and ammunition in KZN

Friday 24 October 2014 14:14

Two suspects, aged 29 and 32, are to appear in the Nongoma Magistrate's court in northern KwaZulu-Natal for possession of illegal firearms and ammunition.


Cousins Yonalisa and Zandile Mali were found dead in a public toilet in 2013.
Policing forum calls on parents to protect their children

Thursday 23 October 2014 09:42

The Honeydew Policing Forum is calling on parents to ensure that they protect their children.


Sergeant Cornelius Mellet testified that Shrien Dewani ran back to his hotel room after insisting that he be dropped off at the hotel.
Ballistic expert expected to take stand on Dewani trial

Wednesday 22 October 2014 07:48

A ballistic expert is expected to take the stand on Wednesday in the Shrien Dewani murder trial in the Western Cape High Court.


More explosives found in Pretoria

Tuesday 21 October 2014 18:14

More explosive devices have been found in a hole in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria on Tuesday.


No arrests have been made in the Jackson Mthembu shooting case.
Mthembu recovers in hospital after being shot

Tuesday 21 October 2014 06:18

African National Congress (ANC) MP Jackson Mthembu is recovering in hospital after being wounded during an armed robbery in Emalahleni, Mpumlanga, at the weekend.


The ANC has wish Jackson Mthembu a full and speedy recovery.
Jackson Mthembu shot during armed robbery

Monday 20 October 2014 12:54

African National Congress (ANC) MP Jackson Mthembu was shot in the face while withdrawing money at an ATM in Witbank at the weekend, Mpumalanga police said on Monday.


Hong Kong crisis deepens after weekend clashes, talks set for Tuesday

Monday 20 October 2014 08:00

A deepening sense of impasse gripped Hong Kong on Monday as pro-democracy protests entered their fourth week.


W Cape police probe 'mob justice' murders

Sunday 19 October 2014 08:00

Western Cape police have launched investigations into the deaths of three men in alleged mob justice attacks on the Cape Flats.


Second cop killing condemned by minister

Saturday 18 October 2014 14:35

A second police officer has been killed on the Cape Flats in the Western Cape, following the killing of a cop in Khayelitsha on Thursday.


Limpopo residents will be casting their votes in next week’s by-elections.
Police monitor voter registration in Limpopo

Saturday 18 October 2014 13:20

Voter registration is underway at 76 voting stations opened in Mokgalakwena Municipality in Limpopo for by elections next week.


The truck was transporting 28 prisoners from the Ga-Rankuwa Magistrate's Court to New Lock Prison.
Prisoners break out of police truck

Friday 17 October 2014 20:20

Police have launched a manhunt following a daring escape of prisoners while they were being transported from the Ga-Rankuwa Magistrate's Court on Friday, Gauteng police said.


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