ARTICLES RELATING TO SAPS

Parliament, public misled on policing stats - report

2015-05-27 19:00

Police and government officials misled Parliament and the public by misconstruing data on "crowd incidents" to justify massive budget increases.

Gunfire returns to Cape Flats

2015-05-23 19:33

Gunfire has erupted again in Manenberg, on the Cape Flats, just days after a convoy of SAPS, soldiers and Metro police officers descended on the gang-infested community for a crackdown on drugs and guns.

Top cop charged alongside Mdluli and Barnard

2015-05-20 12:03

Former police major general Solomon Lazarus has been charged with five counts of corruption and one of theft in a case that will be joined to that of former colleagues Richard Mdluli and Heine Barnard.

O'Sullivan lays complaint against Phiyega

2015-05-15 14:52

Forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan has confirmed that he has laid a complaint against national police commissioner Riah Phiyega.

Lawyers for Human Rights gets access to foreigners arrested in raids

2015-05-12 14:40

The department of home affairs and the police have narrowly escaped a contempt of court order by agreeing to let Lawyers for Human Rights consult with between 200 to 400 foreign nationals arrested in raids last week.

Kaizer Chiefs fan killed

2015-05-10 06:00

Kaizer Chiefs’ league victory ended in tragedy yesterday after a Chiefs fan was shot and killed on the pitch.

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Illegal immigrants arrested

2015-05-06 10:01

Over 160 people have been detained during raids in the Durban CBD. Hundreds of illegal immigrants were arrested, and quantities of heroin and weapons were seized. View the pictures here.

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Cape Town photographer kept in holding cells for doing his job

2015-05-04 19:15

A Cape Town photographer has been arrested after taking photos at an accident scene and kept in a holding cell for around four hours, allegedly without being told what he was charged with.

Cope wants Zuma to act against Cele

2015-04-25 12:03

The Congress of the People wants President Jacob Zuma to take action against Deputy Agriculture Minister Bheki Cele for comments he made about the national police commissioner.

Eastern Cape cops to learn Mandarin

2015-04-21 16:34

Eastern Cape police will be learning how to speak Mandarin, in an effort to bridge the communication divide experienced when policing Chinese communities.

 

121 students arrested in Richards Bay protest

2015-05-27 16:24

KwaZulu-Natal Police have arrested 121 students following protests at the Technical Vocational Education and Training college in Richards Bay, police say.

McBride’s disciplinary hearing postponed

2015-05-21 14:26

The disciplinary hearing of suspended Independent Police Investigative Directorate head Robert McBride over a controversial report on the rendition of Zimbabweans has been postponed to July.

Umlazi court murder: Victim was a key witness

2015-05-19 18:50

A man shot and killed outside the Umlazi Magistrate’s Court was a key witness in a murder trial, KZN police say.

Five arrested for dagga, mandrax, stolen sheep

2015-05-14 19:04

Five people have been arrested in possession of dagga with a street value of R500 000, stolen sheep and 100 Mandrax tablets in Mthwaku Village.

Gang member killed after shooting at K9 handlers, court hears

2015-05-11 16:59

A gang member who killed two men in a botched robbery, was killed after he shot at K9 handlers and their tracker dog in dense sugar-cane near Richmond, the KwaZulu-Natal High Court has heard.

North West police offices gutted by fire

2015-05-06 20:45

The SA Police Service's crime intelligence offices in Mahikeng, in the North West, have burnt down.

Cop on the run after suspects killed

2015-05-05 19:38

A Gauteng detective constable is on the run for allegedly killing three people, with another detective and two informers already in police custody, according to a report.

Charge Dramat, McBride and Sibiya over illegal renditions - report

2015-05-03 15:00

A top law firm finds that Robert McBride, Anwa Dramat and Shadrack Sibiya must face the music.

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The SA police and army have raided the Jeppestown hostel in Johannesburg in a search for weapons following a flare up of xenophobic violence across the country. View all the pictures here.

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Cops hunt for killers of 86-year-old Austrian nun

2015-04-21 13:06

A hunt is under way for the attackers who robbed, strangled and possibly raped an 86-year-old nun in Ixopo, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

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