Johannesburg airport robbers arrested

The National Commissioner of the South African Police Service, General Khehla John Sitole, has welcomed the arrest on 21 February of suspects believed to have been involved in cases of robbery of people being followed from the O. R. Tambo … Read the rest

Police find more explosives, detonators at suspect’s home

Two blacks are expected to appear in the Brits Magistrate’s Court today on charges of possession of explosives.

North West police spokesperson, Paul Ramoloko, says the suspects were arrested at a petrol station in Bapong village on Thursday with 40 … Read the rest

Congolese couple arrested with explosives in Springs

explosivesA Congolese couple was arrested in Springs, on the East Rand, on Tuesday for possession of explosives and detonators worth about R1.5 million, the Hawks said.

“These devices are normally used during ATM bombings and illegal mining,” Hawks spokesman Captain … Read the rest

Three blacks arrested in Zeerust for murder and house robbery

arrest_handcuffsThree men have been arrested in Zeerust in connection with murder and house robbery, North West police said on Wednesday.

Two men were arrested last month and one took the police to where the stolen items were, said Colonel Sabata … Read the rest

Greek government arrests Golden Dawn leader and MPs

by Hélène COLLIOPOULOU

Greek police on Saturday swooped on the Golden Dawn party, arresting its leadership and hunting for dozens of members across the country in a crackdown sparked by the murder of a leftist musician.

The arrests came a … Read the rest

Ex-Soweto policeman arrested for ‘selling police jobs’

SAPS_badgeA former Soweto police reservist accused of promising people jobs in exchange for money has been arrested, Gauteng police said on Wednesday.

The 39-year-old man was taken into custody on Tuesday night after one of the people who paid him … Read the rest

Egypt arrests Brotherhood’s spiritual leader

Egypt’s military-backed rulers are pressing on in their crackdown against the Muslim Brotherhood with the arrest early Tuesday of the group’s spiritual leader who had been in hiding near the huge sit-in in support of the country’s ousted Islamist president, … Read the rest

Counterfeit goods gang arrested near Johannesburg

An alleged kingpin operating in counterfeit goods in the West Rand was arrested in Westonaria on Saturday morning, Gauteng police said.

“Police arrested 15 suspects and recovered goods with a street value of R10 million in the early hours of … Read the rest

No arrest in Corrie Sanders murder case

North West police were still searching on Tuesday for the killers of former world heavyweight boxing champion Corrie Sanders.

“No arrests have been made. Police are busy investigating the case,” Brigadier Thulani Ngubane said.

The 46-year-old Sanders was at the … Read the rest