Divide between 'old guard' and 'new guard' cops detailed in court

2017-03-24 16:03

Friction between the so-called "old guard" and "new guard" of the police - which apparently still exists - is a focal point in a mammoth case playing out in the Western Cape High Court.

Former top cop threatened to 'bring down' ANC, court hears

2017-03-23 17:54

A former senior policeman allegedly threatened to "bring down" the ANC if a high-level investigation was not stopped, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Apartheid security police lured youth 'to their slaughter' - ex-Mandela cop

2017-03-22 17:52

Police officers removed evidence from the scenes of government-ordered crimes committed in the 1980s, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Woman sues cops after assault, being called 'white bitch'

2017-03-22 14:24

A woman is claiming almost R160 000 from the minister of police after she allegedly had to undergo emergency surgery after being manhandled by members of the SAPS in June 2016.

Nhleko should not delay Ntlemeza's 'eventual demise' - police union

2017-03-20 19:13

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko should not delay the "eventual demise" of Hawks boss, Lieutenant General Berning Ntlemeza, the SA Policing Union says.

‘They were pressured to frame me’ - ex-Mandela cop insists

2017-03-20 17:52

Major-General Andre Lincoln’s former colleagues were pressured to lie under oath about him, he has testified in the Western Cape High Court.

Ex-Mandela cop questions authenticity of mafioso judgment

2017-03-20 13:02

The policeman chosen by former president Nelson Mandela to investigate Vito Palazzolo has questioned the authenticity of a key judgment relating to the mafioso.

'These f**king boere want to take me out' - claim in ex-Mandela cop's case

2017-03-15 13:39

The head of an elite investigative unit appointed by former president Nelson Mandela was shot in the ankle outside a safe house two decades ago and, according to a fellow investigator, believes it was the work of a "third force".

'NIA told me to plead guilty' - Mandela unit cop tells court

2017-03-13 17:23

Police officers appointed by former president Nelson Mandela as part of an elite investigative unit to probe corruption were threatened by colleagues, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

The mafioso, the ex-Mandela cop and the 'malicious' police: Case heads to court

2017-03-08 15:04

A sensational court case focusing on the "malicious" treatment of the then head of former president Nelson Mandela's investigative unit is set to start in the High Court.


Former Gauteng Hawks head blames Mdluli for ending his career

2017-03-23 21:11

Former Gauteng Hawks head Major-General Shadrack Sibiya has blamed former crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli for ending his career.

Review application over top cops’ transfer to be heard at later stage

2017-03-22 18:33

An application for the Cape Town Labour Court to review the decision to transfer two high-ranking police officers has been postponed.

State Security Agency boss' 'interference' in ex-Mandela cop's case - more details emerge

2017-03-22 16:31

SSA boss Arthur Fraser's "interference" in a case against the police officer hand-picked by former president Nelson Mandela led the officer to believe his complaints would be futile, court hears.

Apartheid-era police officers 'decorated' for violent acts - ex-Mandela cop

2017-03-22 13:05

Certain apartheid-era police officers were lauded for the bombing of Community House in Salt River and the killing of activists in Gugulethu in the 1980s, the High Court has heard.

Police spokesperson called to scene of husband's murder

2017-03-20 18:33

A police spokesperson has told a court how she was called to the scene where her husband, also a police officer, was found murdered.

Mbeki was aware of 'dubious' past of cop who probed Mandela's task team, court hears

2017-03-20 14:00

Thabo Mbeki was aware of the allegedly dubious background of an investigator appointed to probe the presidential investigative task unit created on former president Nelson Mandela’s orders, a top cop has testified in the Western Cape High Court.

Ex-Mandela cop reveals apartheid police secrets

2017-03-15 16:18

Members of the apartheid-era security police swept the scenes after the bombing of Community House in Salt River in 1997 and the killing of the Gugulethu Seven in 1986, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Mandela-appointed cop sabotaged covert op, court hears

2017-03-15 13:00

A policeman appointed to an elite investigative unit by former president Nelson Mandela allegedly broke the law by exposing its covert operations, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

How Mandela cop infiltrated suspected crime bosses

2017-03-13 16:06

A senior police officer has described how he cosied up to some of the country's most controversial suspected criminals as part of covert operations to infiltrate their networks.

Top Western Cape cop says police are 'framing' him for murder

2017-03-07 12:24

A top cop in the Western Cape says senior police officers in the province are effectively trying to frame him for setting up a sensational underworld killing.

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