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Stock theft wanted suspect arrested

MTHATHA- Police conducted an operation that led to a successful arrest of the infamous stock thief, a 30-year-old male suspect from Nguqha locality in Nqwathi A/A on Thursday, 06 May 2021.The suspect has been evading arrest for various criminal offense…

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Explosives’ smugglers sentenced to 15 years direct imprisonment

LIMPOPO – The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation in Limpopo welcomes the conviction and sentencing of Chuma Brighton (27) by the Musina Regional Court on Thursday, 06 May 2021, for smuggling explosivesOn 17 December 2020, Brighton was travell…

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Taxi owner gunned down, manhunt launched for suspects

NELSPRUIT – The police management in Mpumalanga, has ordered for an intensive investigation into the killing of yet another member from the taxi fraternity, after a 62-year-old taxi owner was gunned down in the evening of Wednesday, 05 May 2021, in Kwa…

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US-backed vaccine patent waiver: pros and cons explained

The Biden administration has now agreed to back a proposal to suspend intellectual property protection for COVID vaccines. This is a break from US government’s long-held position on strong intellectual property protection, which has also been supported…

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Former senior company managers appear in court

PRETORIA – Dayedand Naidoo (45) and Ravintheran Moodley (53) appeared in the Palm Ridge Commercial Crime Court on Thursday for alleged charges of theft and fraud.It is alleged that for a period of about five years starting from October 2014 to December…

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Minister Cele lays a wreath for four SAPS Ngcobo accident victims

EASTERN CAPE – What began as a solemn and mournful gathering turned into a frenzy of song and dance in memory of four SAPS employees during a Mass Memorial service that was held at Mthatha SAPS Training Academy today, 06 May 2021.The service was in hon…

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Suspect arrested with prohibited firearms in Samora Machel, another one arrested in Kuils Rivier with a stolen firearm

WESTERN CAPE – The swift response by Samora Machel Crime Prevention Unit members landed a 28-year-old suspect behind bars for being in possession of two prohibited firearms yesterday afternoon. The members were busy with crime prevention duties when th…