ARTICLES RELATING TO RIAH PHIYEGA

SA more violent - FF Plus

31 minutes ago

The latest crime statistics show South Africa has become a more violent country, the Freedom Front Plus says.

47 people murdered each day in SA

2014-09-19 13:15
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National police commissioner Riah Phiyega says she is "very concerned" that the murder rate in South Africa has risen to almost 47 killings a day in the past year.

SA murder rate goes up 5% - Phiyega

2014-09-19 11:28

The number of murders increased by 800 in the past year, but the number of rapes and sexual assaults dropped, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega has announced.

National crime stats to be announced

2014-09-19 05:32

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko is expected to release the 2013/2014 annual crime statistics in Pretoria.

Release crime stats more often - ISS

2014-09-17 15:24

Crime statistics should be released more frequently with more detail, the Institute for Security Studies says.

Ipid back decision not to prosecute Phiyega

2014-09-17 08:18

The Ipid has expressed support for the NPA following their decision not to prosecute national police commissioner, Riah Phiyega.

DA: McBride must brief parly on Phiyega recommendations

2014-09-14 16:28

Independent Police Investigative Directorate director Robert McBride must brief Parliament on the investigation into national police commissioner Riah Phiyega, the DA has said.

Phiyega: Less lethal guns on the way

2014-09-10 15:56

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has been questioned about the use of the deadly R5 assault rifles in public order management.

Phiyega back at Farlam Commission

2014-09-10 05:33

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega is expected back at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

Policemen shot in court itching to get back to work

2014-08-30 10:15

The two policemen shot in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court are doing well and can't wait to get back to work, says national police commissioner Riah Phiyega.

Plato questions Phiyega's gang plan

2014-08-05 21:04

Western Cape Community Safety MEC Dan Plato wants clarity on police commissioner Riah Phiyega's plan to combat gang-related crimes.

Selebi costs yet to be determined - Phiyega

2014-07-21 22:30

The process to determine how much fraud-convicted former police chief Jackie Selebi owed the taxpayer in legal bills is at an "advanced" stage, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

What Jackie Selebi’s defence cost South Africans

2014-07-17 21:40

Incidents like the Jackie Selebi saga creates a state of criminal laissez-faire and gives no incentive to law abiding citizens to uphold the system, says Edeline Mutize.

Mthethwa starts testifying at Marikana inquiry

2014-07-14 10:57

Former police minister Nathi Mthethwa has started testifying on the role of the SA Police Service during the Marikana strike, at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

'R3bn' drug bust downscaled to R20m

2014-07-09 09:11
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What was billed as the country’s largest-ever drug bust has almost faded into insignificance after police and NPA officials scaled down the value of the haul from R3bn to just R20m.

Seifsa writes to Phiyega over 'war-like' strikers

2014-07-03 18:01

Concerns of violence in the metals and engineering strike have prompted employers to write to national police commissioner Riah Phiyega twice, Seifsa says.

Manhunt under way for cop killers

2014-07-01 20:02

The Western Cape police has vowed to find the killers of three policemen in Cape Town.

Huge heroin haul worth R3bn - Phiyega

2014-06-25 22:44

The estimated street value of heroin confiscated from a drug lab in Kloof, Durban, has increased to R3bn, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

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.

Phiyega appoints Gauteng top cop

2014-06-04 12:42

Lieutenant General Lesetja Joel Mothiba has been appointed Gauteng police commissioner, national police chief General Riah Phiyega says.

Syndicate kingpin caught with large arms cache

2014-05-22 21:35
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One of the country's most wanted criminals has been arrested in possession of more than 300 guns, ammunition and explosives at his home in Norwood, north of Johannesburg.

Police won't withdraw from Marikana - Mthethwa

2014-05-14 18:00

The police won't withdraw from the troubled platinum belt area says Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa, adding that anarchy won't be allowed.

Police: Driver's licences a must

2014-04-25 11:58

All enlisted police officers should have a driver's licence but the SA Police Service would not exclude those from a poor background who do not have one, the organisation says.

Public misled over criminal records - union

2014-04-12 07:35

The South African public is being misled over the dismissal of 1 017 police officers from the SA Police Service for having criminal records, the SA Policing Union says.

Phiyega meets with Sanef

2014-03-29 08:30

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has met a delegation of the SA National Editors' Forum to discuss issues of mutual concern.

 

Retail sector worries over robberies

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The continued targeting of the retail sector by organised crime syndicates is of considerable concern, says the Consumer Goods Council of SA.

Crime stats SA: 11 000+ cars hijacked

2014-09-19 12:42

11 221 reported cases of carjacking, 143 812 cases of vehicle theft... The South African Police Service has released its crime statistics for 2013/2014. Find out how dangerous owning a car can be!

Suspended Hawks head charges withdrawn

2014-09-19 07:42

Internal disciplinary charges against suspended Hawks head Major-General Johan Booysen have been withdrawn.

Crime stats set to be released

2014-09-18 14:07

The 2013/2014 annual crime statistics are due to be released, it has been announced.

Crime stats release postponed

2014-09-17 10:04
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The release of the 2013/14 crime statistics by Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko and national police commissioner Riah Phiyega has been postponed.

Crime stats set to be released

2014-09-15 18:41

The 2013/2014 annual crime statistics are due to be released, it has been announced.

NPA won't charge Phiyega over 'tip-off'

2014-09-14 14:04

The NPA says it will not pursue complaints of defeating the ends of justice against national police commissioner Riah Phiyega, after she allegedly tipped off a top official that he was under investigation.

Phiyega can’t remember Marikana plan

2014-09-10 14:17

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega cannot remember the details of the plan to disarm Marikana miners, she has told the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

Phiyega: Police will act when attacked

2014-09-03 05:00

Police will not hesitate to act when they are being attacked or when property is being destroyed, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega has said.

Muti killing a crime against humanity - Phiyega

2014-08-24 14:17

Muti killings are serious crimes against humanity and a collaborative approach is needed to combat them, Police Commissioner General Riah Phiyega says.

Cops, Interpol catch UK fugitive in Midrand

2014-08-03 15:42

A convicted drug trafficker and fraudster on the run from the UK, has been arrested in Midrand by police and Interpol.

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.

Mthethwa: No political pressure over Marikana

2014-07-14 12:18

Former police minister Nathi Mthethwa has denied he was under political pressure to intervene in the deadly mining strike at Marikana in Rustenburg two years ago.

Bring back drug unit - DA

2014-07-09 17:21

The DA says the KwaZulu-Natal community safety department should re-instate the drug intervention unit.

8 cops fired over Macia murder

2014-07-03 21:01

Eight of the nine Daveyton policemen implicated in the murder of Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia have been fired, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

Alleged cop killer appears in court

2014-07-02 12:41

A man accused of murdering a police officer in his driveway last week has appeared in court, while three other suspects linked to the murder are still at large, Gauteng police say.

More arrests expected over fake gun licences

2014-06-29 11:17

Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega says the arrest of three police officers from the Central Firearms Registry is just the tip of the iceberg in a probe into fake gun licences.

DA repeats call for Phiyega to go

2014-06-17 17:05

The DA has repeated its call for national police commissioner Riah Phiyega to be replaced by someone "up to the task".

Fire Phiyega, DA tells Nhleko

2014-06-11 16:48

New Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko should fire national commissioner Riah Phiyega and replace her with someone with policing experience, the DA has said.

More delays in Krejcir case

2014-05-30 14:29

The trial of Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir and five others has been postponed in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg, sitting in Palm Ridge.

Cape Town cop dismissal welcomed

2014-05-15 13:01

Dismissing a Cape Town policeman accused of assaulting a naked man sends a clear message on desired police conduct, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

Mayor in hot water over election selfie

2014-05-06 12:43

A district mayor is reportedly facing punishment after posting a selfie while voting, just days after the IEC appealed to voters not to take pictures in the ballot booth.

Cops to get driver skills training

2014-04-25 07:15

National police chief Riah Phiyega says police officers will get driving lessons after the requirement that recruits possess a driving licence was dropped in order to enable poor people to be recruited into the police force.

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.

Phiyega told me of false claims - cop

2014-03-26 19:31

North West air wing commander Lieutenant Colonel Salmon Vermaak says he was confronted by national police chief Riah Phiyega with a set of false allegations as he prepared to testify about the Marikana shootings.

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