ARTICLES RELATING TO MZWANDILE PETROS

Petros gets R10m to find 3 stolen laptops

2014-07-20 09:46
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Former Gauteng police commissioner Mzwandile Petros has been awarded a R10m contract by the State Information and Technology Agency to track down three laptops.

Murder-accused had meeting with Petros, court hears

2013-09-18 20:32

A soldier charged with the murder of Major General Tirhani Maswanganyi has insisted he had had a meeting with outgoing Gauteng police chief Mzwandile Petros.

Phiyega incompetent - DA

2013-09-03 23:18

The DA intends writing to President Jacob Zuma to ask him to institute a board of inquiry into Riah Phiyega’s fitness and capability to head the police.

New Gauteng top cop appointed

2013-08-31 12:41

Lieutenant General Bethuel Zuma has been appointed Gauteng provincial police commissioner, national commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

DA seeks answers on Petros

2013-08-12 23:04

Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane should give clarity on the future of provincial police commissioner Mzwandile Petros, the DA says.

Top cop's son granted rape appeal

2013-06-25 18:20

The son of Gauteng police chief Mzwandile Petros has been granted leave to appeal against an 18-year jail term for rape.

Enough is enough - Mthethwa

2013-06-18 22:25
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Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa was saddened by the death of Major General Tirhani Maswanganyi, whose body was found north of Pretoria, his office says.

Sapu wants justice for top cop killing

2013-06-18 18:44

The SA Policing Union has expressed sadness over the murder of Major General Tirhani Simon Maswanganyi, whose body was found in a field near Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria.

Mokonyane details 'lolly lounge' plan

2013-05-22 12:05

Arrests have been made and several programmes are to be implemented to combat 'lolly lounges' in Eldorado Park, Gauteng premier Nomvula Mokonyane says.

Uproar over top cop's 'sexist' remarks

2013-05-10 22:13
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The SA Policing Union has demanded an apology from Gauteng police chief Lieutenant General Mzwandile Petros for purported sexist remarks.

Metro cop's killing condemned

2013-03-18 07:41
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Gauteng police commissioner Mzwandile Petros has called for calm after an East Rand metro police officer died when he was assaulted by a businessman he was trying to arrest.

Festive arrests not enough - DA

2013-01-23 17:57

The arrests of 45 000 people in Gauteng since September are not enough in the fight against festive season crimes, the DA says.

Petros: Emphasis on people feeling safe

2012-11-07 15:52

Police are working hard to make Gauteng citizens feel safe, says provincial commissioner Lt Gen Mzwandile Petros.

Jamming devices a headache, says Petros

2012-11-06 19:55

The use of car-jamming devices to steal from vehicles remains a headache, Gauteng police commissioner Lieutenant General Mzwandile Petros says.

Police website slow on crime stats

2012-09-20 21:35

Presenting the annual crime statistics, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa quoted Galileo Galilei as it took more than three hours before the actual crime figures stood forth in simple if not naked beauty on the police website.

16 hijackings a day in Gauteng - Petros

2012-08-13 22:25

Vehicle hijackings in Gauteng have decreased from 25 to 16 a day this year, provincial police commissioner Lieutenant General Mzwandile Petros says.

Gauteng a gangster's paradise - Petros

2012-08-01 17:44

Gauteng police commissioner Mzwandile Petros has admitted that the province has been labelled as a "gangster's paradise".

No evidence of Mdluli conspiracy

2012-07-05 15:15

No evidence has been found of a conspiracy by senior policemen against sidelined crime intelligence boss Lieutenant General Richard Mdluli, the police ministry has said.

Petros 'too busy' for Mdluli plot

2012-05-02 14:46

Gauteng police commissioner Mzwandile Petros says his hands are too full to be part of a conspiracy to oust crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli.

Police bosses to visit protest areas

2012-03-22 13:10

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa and acting police commissioner Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi are to visit Heidelberg, while Gauteng police commissioner Mzwandile Petros will visit Evaton, after violent protests in these areas.

Gauteng clamps down on corrupt cops

2011-11-03 21:17

At least 469 Gauteng police officers have been arrested for corruption since September last year, the province's commissioner Mzwandile Petros says.

Suspend Gauteng police boss: Popcru

2011-08-18 18:00

Gauteng Police Commissioner General Mzwandile Petros must be suspended for "lying" about the events that led to the Rosebank shooting, says Popcru.

We'll win this war - Cele

2011-06-27 18:40

Criminals ars not armed with broomsticks and feather dusters and if someone is going to die, it should not be the police officer, says police chief Bheki Cele.

7 held after Petros home burgled

2011-06-27 10:30

Police have arrested seven people in a sting operation in Pretoria as part of the investigation into the burglary at Gauteng police commissioner General Mzwandile Petros’s home.

Jackie Selebi's house burgled

2011-06-26 08:00
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Police have confirmed that criminals have struck at the house of former police commissioner Jackie Selebi, at his house in Waterkloof, Pretoria.

 

Rapists walk free, commission hears

2014-01-30 08:00

Scores of rapists go scot-free each month as a result of a severely overloaded justice system, the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry has heard.

8 EFF members protest at SAPS Gauteng HQ

2013-09-06 14:33

Eight members of the Economic Freedom Fighters held a brief picket outside the Gauteng police headquarters in Johannesburg.

Petros may become new Hawks boss

2013-09-01 11:52

Former Gauteng provincial police commissioner Lieutenant-General Mzwandile Petros is tipped to become the new boss of the Hawks

Petros discusses contract with Phiyega

2013-08-14 11:35

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has held discussions with Gauteng commissioner Mzwandile Petros regarding his employment contract, which ends this month.

Petros in talks about his future

2013-08-01 15:17

Police have denied that controversial Gauteng provincial police commissioner Lieutenant General Mzwandile Petros has quit.

Reward for info on top cop's death

2013-06-19 13:59

Police are offering a reward of up to R100 000 for information about Johannesburg cluster commander Major General Tirhani Maswanganyi's death.

Premier condemns cop killing

2013-06-18 21:38

The death of Major General Tirhani Maswanganyi is a senseless blow to Gauteng's war against crime, Premier Nomvula Mokonyane says.

1 000 cops arrested since 2010

2013-06-13 16:30

One thousand police officials have been arrested for crime in the past three years, Gauteng police commissioner Mzwandile Petros says.

Protests diverting police resources

2013-05-13 14:10

Protests in Gauteng are diverting police resources away from fighting crime, provincial police commissioner Lieutenant General Mzwandile Petros says.

Petros: Dedicated cops needed

2013-04-11 18:30

South Africa needs police officers who are completely dedicated to the Constitution and human rights, Gauteng police commissioner Lieutenant General Mzwandile Petros says.

Daveyton brutality 'an embarrassment'

2013-03-14 13:23

Gauteng police commissioner Mzwandile Petros says the abuse of power by Daveyton police in the death of a minibus taxi driver is an embarrassment to all who wear police uniform.

Gauteng crime op yields 45 000 arrests

2013-01-22 20:28

Over 45 000 people have been arrested in Gauteng since police launched their "Operation Duty Calls" crime fighting campaign in September 2012.

Petros: Drugs sold to primary schoolkids

2012-11-07 14:10

Children as young as 12 are being sold drugs around school premises, Gauteng police commissioner Lieutenant General Mzwandile Petros says.

Gauteng sees drop in serious crime

2012-11-06 17:22

Gauteng has seen a decline in serious crimes such as armed robberies, assault, murder, and hijacking, provincial police commissioner Lieutenant General Mzwandile Petros says.

15 609 people murdered in SA this year

2012-09-20 16:02
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The latest crime figures show the actual murder rate dropping marginally, with 331 fewer people killed this year compared to last.

Phiyega: Cop killed every 10 days

2012-08-13 21:22

A police officer has been killed every 10 days since national police commissioner Riah Phiyega took office, she says.

Researcher: Officials knew about corrupt cops

2012-07-25 13:02

A Cape Town criminologist who sent her study on corrupt police officers and gangsters to various officials is dismayed that no action had been taken.

Mdluli was apartheid 'SB' policeman

2012-05-13 18:15

ANC activists who were detained in the East Rand are starting to speak out about Lieutenant General Richard Mdluli’s past as a security branch policeman.

Petros: Over 600 police arrested

2012-05-02 13:29

More than 600 police officers have been arrested in Gauteng since April last year, says provincial police commissioner Lieutenant General Mzwandile Petros.

Eastgate device 'was not a bomb'

2011-11-29 07:16
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The device found in a box at Eastgate was not a bomb and contained "just electrical wires", Gauteng police chief Mzwandile Petros has confirmed.

Crime in Gauteng is a business - Petros

2011-10-07 12:16
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Most crimes in Gauteng are committed by intelligent, affluent people who are well organised, provincial police commissioner Lieutenant General Mzwandile Petros says.

Politician's wife probe - DA wants answers

2011-06-29 21:37

The DA has written to the Gauteng police commissioner to ask why it is taking so long to probe allegations of assault, reckless driving and theft against the wife of a politician.

9 in total held for Petros burglary

2011-06-27 12:44

A total of nine people have been arrested as part of the investigation into the burglary at Gauteng police commissioner General Mzwandile Petros’s home.

Man held over Petros burglary

2011-06-26 22:18

A Mamelodi man has been arrested for burgling the Bryanston home of Gauteng Police Commissioner Lieutenant General Mzwandile Petros.

Nobody immune to crime - Crime Line boss

2011-06-25 22:06

It seems no one is immune to crime, the head of Crime Line says, after the Bryanston home of the Gauteng police commissioner was burgled, and burglary attempts on his own home.

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