Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa’s death might not be the result of a botched robbery.
The police have not ruled out the possibility that it may not have been a robbery.
This emerged after an Instagram message, as well as … Read the rest
South Africa’s state prosecutors will appeal the culpable homicide conviction and five-year jail sentence handed down last week on Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Monday.
“Oscar Pistorius judgement, NPA will be … Read the rest
The North West Provincial Commissioner welcomed the sentencing of a Zimbabwean National, Samuel Ndlovu (32) sentenced to two life terms on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 by the North West High Court in Mahikeng for two counts of murder.
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Provincial police were on the scene of an alleged taxi shootout on the K101 at the intersection of Le Roux Road, opposite the Turkish mosque following the murder of an innocent car passenger.
Police have blocked off the road to … Read the rest
A Moroccan diplomat accredited to South Africa has been reportedly killed and his lifeless body was found in a pool of blood at his home in Pretoria on Tuesday.
According to Morocco’s Embassy in South Africa, the victim, M. Noureddine … Read the rest
Erasmia police in Gauteng have started an investigation after decomposed human remains were found in a suitcase on Wednesday morning (1 October).
Spokesperson Constable Tumisang Moloto said police were called to the R511 road in Erasmia at 07:30 by a … Read the rest
Three black laughing men believed to have been behind the reign of terror that left two whites dead and others wounded and traumatised in Muldersdrift have been found guilty.
Judge Moses Mavundla on Wednesday found Alfred Zwane, Samson Mandlezi and … Read the rest
South Africa spent R140 billion last year to prevent crime. But, if the latest crime statistics are anything to go by, citizens are not getting value for their money from either the police or security companies.
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Most violent crime categories in South Africa have gone up according to 2012/13 figures and last year was the third time murder increased in 20 years.
Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko and national police commissioner Riah Phiyega were expected to release … Read the rest
South African judge Thokozile Masipa has cleared Olympic and paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius of all murder charges, Reuters said.
“Clearly he did not subjectively foresee this as a possibility that he would kill the person behind the door, let alone … Read the rest
The charred remains of a woman bring to three the number of murders in the black township of Mamelodi near Pretoria in a week.
Police spokeswoman Captain Doniah Mothutsane said the body was found on Wednesday at 8am inside a … Read the rest
On Monday 18 August 2014, at approximately 08:30, police received a call of a decapitated body at the Shallcross Stadium, Chatsworth and immediately responded to the scene. On arrival they found a body of a woman who had been murdered. … Read the rest
There is an Afrikaans word for faeces that is used rather less often than its more vulgar “kak“ equivalent: “drek.” I was extremely amused to read a piece issued by AfricaCheck, which is where my “drek” word comes in, because, … Read the rest