General

Three unlicensed firearms seized

NELSPRUIT – Three firearms and 13 live rounds of ammunition were recovered and two suspects both aged 31 were arrested on the R40 road in Acornhoek, Mpumalanga on Friday 06 January 2023 at about 20:00. Acornhoek Crime Prevention members were busy with their normal patrols when they spotted a suspicious looking red Toyota Tazz with […]

General

More boots on ground leads to confiscation of R315 000 worth of drugs and R85 000 cash in Mossel Bay

WESTERN CAPE – Ongoing high density patrols and crime combatting operations under the theme “More boots on the ground towards enhanced police visibility” as part of Safer Festive Season operations, took police to a drug outlet at Mossel Bay where drugs with an estimated street value of R315 000-00 and just more than R85 000-00 […]

Human Rights

Laingsburg police relaunch victim friendly room

WESTERN CAPE – The Western Cape police stepped up the fight against Gender Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF) with the relaunch of the Laingsburg police’s victim friendly room at an event hosted at the police station on Friday, 06 January 2023. Senior police management, leaders of Business Against Crime (BAC), representatives of the Department of […]

General

Eight suspected illegal miners die after they were allegedly trapped underground following heavy rains, police open inquest docket

POLOKWANE – The Police in Driekop outside Burgersfort have opened an inquest docket after eight suspected illegal miners digging chrome at ga-Maroga village, died when they were allegedly trapped underground from Friday 06 January 2023. One South African, three Mozambicans and four Zimbabweans were allegedly busy with illegal mining activities when the water coming from […]

General

Operation Restore cleaning up the streets of Delft

WESTERN CAPE – On Friday, 6 January 2023 Western Cape police, Home Affairs and the City of Cape Town Law Enforcement agencies conducted an integrated operation in the Delft policing precinct where gang conflict, robberies and crimes such as Gender Based Violence are prevalent. Search warrants, roadblocks and foot patrols were executed and during the […]

General

Police arrest four after robbery attempt of grocery store in George

WESTERN CAPE – The Safer Festive Season operations under the theme “More boots on the ground towards enhanced police visibility” yielded excellent success when police swiftly responded to a robbery in progress at a grocery store in George which resulted in the arrest of four suspects. Yesterday 07 January 2023, at about 16:10 various police […]

General

Suspect behind Delmas kidnapping arrested

NELSPRUIT – Kidnapping, extortion, armed robbery, illegal possession of firearm and ammunitions are charges faced by a 43-year-old suspect arrested at Botleng, Delmas in Mpumalanga yesterday, Friday 06 January 2023. The suspect was arrested hours after a 32-year-old victim was kidnapped and a ransom demanded for his release. According to information, the victim visited a […]

General

Stock Theft Unit recover thirty seven goats, two motor vehicles and arrest four suspects

POLOKWANE – Concerted efforts by the Stock Theft Unit in the Sekhukhune District to fight the theft of stock in the area yielded positive results with the recovery of 37 goats, arrest of four suspects and confiscation of two vehicles as well as a firearm. This after the Police in Nebo, led by the Station […]

General

More boots on the ground leads to arrest and seizure of 10 carcasses of stolen stock

VIRGINIA – Members followed information of stock theft in progress at a farm in Virginia on the 06 January 2023 at about 20:00. A bakkie with a canopy was spotted travelling from the farm taking the direction towards Linabo Bridge. The bakkie was followed until Aldam/Virginia /Winburg crossing where it was stopped and seven (7) […]

Internal Affairs

Closed part of Gordon’s Bay Beach reopens, beach section and tidal pools between Dalebrook and Kalk Bay closed

The section of Gordon’s Bay Beach between the walkway and area in front of Spur was reopened today, Saturday, 7 January. In the meantime, as a precautionary measure, visitors are advised that the beach section between the tidal pools in Kalk Bay and Dalebrook, including the tidal pools, have been temporarily closed from today until […]

Internal Affairs

Mayor Hill-Lewis hails multi-agency effort to ensure safer beaches for all over festive season

Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis visited the Strand beach and public pool today to view the various initiatives the City has in place to ensure the public and visitors are able to safely enjoy Cape Town’s beaches this festive season. Law Enforcement, life-guarding and the Identikidz programme have all contributed to a successful festive season […]

Internal Affairs

South Africa: Higher Education warns of illegal colleges

South Africa’s Higher Education and Training Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, has warned prospective students, who want to register at institutions of higher learning, not to fall for bogus colleges. These institutions, also known as “fly by night” colleges, are not registered with the Sector Education and Training Authorities (Setas), the Department of Higher Education and […]