South African Police ‘refuse to act against crime’ — Judge

Problems of deliberate police inaction in the face of criminal thuggery were often reported in the mining areas of Mpumalanga, according to the province’s Judge President, Frans Legodi. In a new decision dealing with two cases before him, Legodi said

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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

S. African police selling their uniforms to gangsters

Urgent action was needed to stop police uniforms from landing in the wrong hands, the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Cape Town heard on Monday.

Captain Cathline Japhta, of the police Tactical Response Team, told the court: “When we … Read the rest