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

Black robbers hold up 108 Afrikaner children at gunpoint

A group of 108 schoolchildren and 10 teachers from the Hennopspark Primary School in Pretoria were robbed at gunpoint at a lodge in Hazyview on Thursday, said Mpumalanga police.

Colonel Leonard Hlathi said they had been on a school tour … Read the rest

Prosecutor releases robbers because ‘she did not understand Afrikaans’

crime+robberyTwo men accused of being part of a gang of robbers were mistakenly released after a miscommunication in the National Prosecuting Authority’s (NPA) office, The Saturday Star reported.

The newspaper reported that a prosecutor misunderstood an instruction from a control … Read the rest