Members of the Rapid Rail Policing Unit continue to clamp down on criminality in the rail environment

PRETORIA – A joint operational plan to address theft and damage to essential infrastructure in the rail environment continues to yield positive results. In the latest breakthrough to curb such criminal activity, copper cables worth a market value of R900 000 were seized. The team comprising of members of the South African Police Service (SAPS), […]


Alleged house robber to appear in court, police issue safety hints for the prevention of house robberies

POTCHEFSTROOM – A middle aged male suspect is expected to appear in the Klerksdorp Magistrates’ Court soon for house robbery. The suspect was arrested on Friday, 17 September 2020, following house robbery committed in Kanana. It is alleged that a 33-year-old man was asleep when his wife woke him up and alerted him about the […]


Police clean up central in Port Elizabeth

PORT ELIZABETH – A multi-disciplinary crime operation held on Friday evening in central yielded positive results. The operation headed by SAPS Humewood with the support of various police specialised units, the SANDF, security companies and the metro police infiltrated the central area with special focus on drugs and firearms. The crime prevention operation started at […]

Human Rights

Weekend Operation O Kae Molao in Ekhuruleni

GAUTENG – Police Minister General Bheki Cele, Gauteng Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Elias Mawela, Acting Deputy Provincial Commissioner Policing Major General Tommy Mthombeni, Ekurhuleni District Commissioner Major General Vincent Leshabane, Chief of Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department Isaac Mapiyeye and Gauteng Provincial Community Police Forum Board Secretary Pearl Manqele led weekend Operation O Kae Molao in […]


Provincial Commissioner welcomes double life sentence handed down to rapist and murderer

NELSPRUIT – The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Mondli Zuma, has welcomed the double life sentence meted against murderer and rapist, Phillip Mailula aged 27. The Mpumalanga Division of the High Court sitting at Kwaggafontein sentenced Mailula on Friday 18 September 2020, for unpalatable acts he committed on […]

Internal Affairs

Illegal firearm and imitation firearms recovered and suspects arrested

WESTERN CAPE – Focussed operations and endeavours to ensure criminals are brought to book continuously result in desired outcomes in the Nyanga Cluster Precinct. An illegal firearm and four imitation firearms were recovered and suspects arrested in Elsies River and Nyanga. Last night, two suspects were arrested shortly after they robbed a taxi driver and […]