ARTICLES RELATING TO IPID

NGO recalls Lwandle's brutal, violent eviction

2014-07-21 19:14

A young man committed suicide and a woman miscarried following the eviction of illegal shack dwellers in Lwandle, Cape Town, a non-governmental organisation says.

State to oppose bail of cop charged with rape

2014-07-11 17:13

The State will oppose a bail application to be launched later this month by a policeman charged with raping two teenage boys, the Blue Downs District Court has heard.

Cop appears for attempted murder

2014-07-09 02:30

A police constable accused of attempted murder has been granted bail of R1 000 by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Cop shoots girlfriend 15 times

2014-07-03 21:01
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A Cape Town police constable has allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend at their house.

Pretoria vendors demand answers

2014-06-17 17:06

Members of the Tshwane Barekisi Forum have demanded answers from the municipality after they handed over a memorandum of grievances in Pretoria.

Vendors bring Pretoria to a standstill

2014-06-17 14:33

Shops in central Pretoria have closed their doors as hundreds of hawkers protested in the city centre.

IPID to probe Cape Town airport shooting

2014-05-29 20:27

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate will investigate the shooting at Cape Town International Airport.

IPID called to probe KZN blue light crash

2014-05-15 21:50

Opposition parties have condemned Umgungundlovu District Mayor Yusuf Bhamjee's bodyguards after they allegedly killed a motorist on the N3.

Limpopo cop appears for rape

2014-04-14 13:22

The case of a Limpopo policeman accused of rape and corruption has been postponed in the Seshego Magistrate's Court.

Cop, accomplice arrested for raping teen

2014-04-02 12:31

A police constable and another man have been arrested for allegedly raping a teenager in Vosloorus, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate says.

Cops mum on Bekkersdal incident

2014-03-15 07:57

Police have declined to comment on reports that the ANC's VIP security fired live ammunition at Bekkersdal residents.

Cape cops arrested for brutal attack

2014-03-08 17:00

The two police officers who allegedly kicked and punched a naked man in Cape Town have been arrested.

Call for probe into baby's 'teargas' death

2014-03-02 09:44

The North West provincial government has called for an investigation into a baby's death, after the family alleged the baby may have died after inhaling teargas fired at protesters.

Plato: Probe police for detaining journo

2014-02-06 18:24

Western Cape community safety MEC Dan Plato has asked the Independent Police Investigative Directorate to probe police for reportedly detaining a journalist and threatening him.

Limpopo cops allegedly kill teen

2014-01-27 08:59

Limpopo police have allegedly shot dead a teenage boy during a protest in Bolobedu - the sixth person reported to be killed by police this year.

Cop serial rapist gets 5 x life and extra 284 years'

2014-01-26 21:57
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A Randburg police constable convicted of rape, robbery and kidnapping has been handed five life sentences and an additional 284 years by the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.

Deadly police force - timeline

2014-01-23 19:54

Amid calls for murder charges to be brought against police for the 2012 Marikana shootings, the injury and death of civilians at the hands of the police continue to make headlines.

Roodepoort protester killed by cops

2014-01-23 13:12

Gauteng police have confirmed that a Roodepoort protester was shot dead after allegedly rushing towards a police vehicle and ignoring warning shots.

Journalist assaulted by cops over photos

2014-01-20 16:45

A Daily Sun journalist has been assaulted by police after taking photos of them allegedly accepting a bribe in Rustenburg, North West, the newspaper says.

Calls for independent probe into protest deaths

2014-01-16 17:57

Cosatu in the North West has called for an independent investigation into the killing of Mothutlung residents during protests near Brits.

Brits protesters released on a warning

2014-01-15 20:17

Fourteen people accused of contravening the National Road Traffic Act appeared in the Brits Magistrate's Court and have been released on a warning.

14 to appear in Brits court for protest

2014-01-15 13:01

Fourteen people will appear in the Brits Magistrate's Court on charges of contravening the National Road Traffic Act, North West police have said.

North West protester killings condemned

2014-01-14 14:43

North West’s human settlements and public safety portfolio committee has condemned the killing of two protesters, allegedly by police, in Brits.

Cops appear for alleged drunk driver's death

2014-01-06 20:59

The case of four police officers arrested in connection with the death of an alleged drunk driver has been heard in the Ekangala Magistrate's Court.

5 arrested for Bronkhorstspruit unrest

2013-12-29 14:47

Five people have been arrested for public violence after a protest over an alleged death in police custody in Ekangala, Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng police say.

 

Police accused of beating woman to death

2014-07-14 13:00

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate is investigating the death of a woman who was allegedly beaten by police while looking for information about her husband.

Cape Town cop in court for raping boys

2014-07-11 07:16

A Bellville, Cape Town, police officer accused of raping two 14-year-old boys over a four year period is expected to appear in the Blue Downs Magistrate’s Court.

Cop appears for alleged rape of teen boys

2014-07-04 13:08

A Cape Town police officer accused of raping two 14-year-old boys has appeared in the Blue Downs Magistrate's Court.

Cape cops held for alleged rape of teen boys

2014-07-03 14:03

A Cape Town police officer has been arrested for allegedly raping two 14-year-old boys.

Northern Cape cop held for murder

2014-06-17 16:41

A police officer has been arrested for allegedly killing a man and wounding two others in Warrenton, Northern Cape.

Probe into Phiyega completed

2014-06-17 12:02

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate says it has completed its investigation into reports that national police commissioner Riah Phiyega allegedly tipped off an officer about probes against him.

Cop appears for assaulting rape victim

2014-05-21 21:03

A KwaZulu-Natal policeman accused of assaulting a woman reporting a rape has appeared in the Umbumbulu Magistrate's Court.

Cape Town cop held for murder

2014-04-15 13:59

A constable has been arrested on a charge of shooting a man dead in Mitchell’s Plain, Cape Town.

Phiyega probe ongoing - IPID

2014-04-03 05:30

Police watchdog IPID has dismissed a report stating that an investigation into national police commissioner Riah Phiyega had been completed.

Police brutality cause for concern - Mchunu

2014-03-27 20:19

KwaZulu-Natal Community Safety MEC Willies Mchunu says allegations of police brutality at the Glebelands Hostel, near Umlazi, south of Durban, are a matter of concern.

Cape cop held for attempted murder

2014-03-11 07:02

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate has arrested a constable and a civilian for assaulting a man who was now in a coma.

Cape Town cops suspended over attack

2014-03-07 18:25
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The police officers who allegedly kicked and punched a naked man in Cape Town will be suspended pending an investigation.

McBride appointed new IPID head

2014-02-28 16:55
113 comments

Robert McBride has been appointed the new head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

MPs vote for Robert McBride as IPID head

2014-01-29 12:59
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Parliament is all but certain to appoint Robert McBride as head of the watchdog Independent Police Investigative Directorate, after the portfolio committee on police backed his nomination for the post.

Metro cop expected in court on rape charge

2014-01-27 08:03

A Johannesburg metro police officer is expected to appear in the Protea Magistrate’s Court in Soweto for raping a woman last week.

Durban Deep killing deliberate - family

2014-01-23 20:30

The family of a man shot dead, allegedly by a policeman, in Durban Deep in Roodepoort on the West Rand believes he was killed deliberately.

Sanef wants probe into photographer's death

2014-01-23 16:33

The SA National Editors Forum says police should probe the shooting of a photographer, allegedly by police and an alleged assault on a journalist by police.

IPID, police to probe protest deaths

2014-01-20 21:06

North West police says the killing of four people during a protest in Brits over access to water is being investigated in two probes.

SAHRC to probe protest deaths

2014-01-16 20:30

The SAHRC says it will investigate the deaths of three people in Mothutlung, near Brits in North West, following violent protests about water shortages.

Army deployed to Mothutlung

2014-01-16 16:55

The SA National Defence Force says the military will help provide water to Mothutlung near Brits.

IPID to investigate third protest death - Mthethwa

2014-01-15 18:20

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has tasked the Independent Police Investigative Directorate to include the third death following the Mothutlung protests in their investigations.

Locals: Cops threw protester from nyala

2014-01-15 09:16

Following the deaths of two protesters, North West police are facing claims that they assaulted another man who had taken part in the protest and left him critically injured.

IPID probing Brits protest deaths

2014-01-13 23:08

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate is investigating the deaths of two people in Mothutlung, near Brits, a spokesperson has said.

4 cops arrested after suspect dies

2014-01-06 07:16
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Four police constables have been detained after a man they had arrested for drunken driving died in custody, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate says.

IPID recommends charges for Chana cops

2013-12-21 22:20

The IPID says that after their investigating into the shooting of musician Khuli Chana they had recommended the two police officers involved in the case be charged with murder.

 
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