Human Rights

Traditional healer arrested on charges of sexual assault and rape: Port Elizabeth

PORT ELIZABETH – Motherwell Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit arrested a 71-year-old traditional healer on Tuesday, 19 January 2021 on charges of sexual assault and rape. He appeared in the Motherwell Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, 21 January 2021 and he is remanded in custody until Wednesday, 27 January 2021 for a formal […]

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Immigration officer nabbed for corruption

NORTHERN CAPE – Thapelo Mogashoa (36), an immigration officer attached to the offices of the Department of Home Affairs in Postmasburg made a brief appearance today at Postmasburg Magistrate Court for alleged corruption. Mogashoa was arrested earlier today by the Hawks Serious Corruption Investigation team facing charges of contravening the prevention and combating of Corrupt […]

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Man arrested at King Shaka International Airport after he was found to be in possession of Ivermectin tablets

PRETORIA – The South African Police Service (SAPS) has arrested a 43-year-old man for being in possession of Ivermectin tablets worth a market value of R100 000-00. The man had just arrived into the country from Dubai. He was found with 2 464 tablets in his hand luggage at the King Shaka International Airport. The […]

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Akasia police station temporarily closed due to Covid-19 related incident

GAUTENG – All communities serviced by Akasia police station are advised that the police station has been temporarily closed for decontamination after a positive test for Covid-19. The Community Service Centre will be operating from station’s parking lot outside. The telephone lines at client service centre will not be accessible for the duration of closure. […]