Gauteng crime blitz nets 1700

2017-03-26 16:57

Almost 1700 suspects were arrested by Gauteng police following various operations in the province, a spokesperson says.

All you need to know: Van Breda profiles

2017-03-26 08:00

He was painted as a suspect from the start, but it took police almost a year-and-a-half to arrest Henri van Breda and charge him with the murder of his parents and brother.

EDITORIAL: What does it take to make society care?

2017-03-26 06:34

Which of these facts is the most outrageous? Which is the most disgusting display of the disrespect our institutions and fellow South Africans seem to have for the woman in the street?

Beaten schoolboy ‘died of cancer’

2017-03-26 06:00

An Mpumalanga school principal, who is facing disciplinary action for beating a pupil who died this weekend, may escape a murder charge.

Teen found hanged near Cape Town rail line

2017-03-25 11:58

Police have discovered the body of a 13-year-old boy hanged along a railway line near the Netreg Train Station in Kalksteenfontein, Cape Town. It is not clear if he committed suicide.

PE church leader guilty of R3m fraud

2017-03-24 22:55

A well-known Port Elizabeth church leader has been found guilty of fraud involving about R3 million, Netwerk24 reports.

Alleged mastermind behind Chief Justice burglary arrested

2017-03-24 20:00

After waiting for more than two hours at the Boschkop police station, the alleged mastermind behind the Office of the Chief Justice burglary has been arrested.

Trial date set for brutal Bredasdorp murder case

2017-03-24 18:27

A man accused of the brutal murder of a young woman in Bredasdorp will go on trial in weeks, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Autistic teen rape puts KZN special needs school back in spotlight

2017-03-24 17:04

A bus driver has been arrested for allegedly raping a 13-year-old autistic girl from a special needs school in KwaZulu-Natal.

Alleged mastermind behind Chief Justice burglary speaks

2017-03-24 16:18

Nkosinathi Msimango, the alleged "mastermind" behind the Office of the Chief Justice burglary, said he had been waiting in the reception area at the Boschkop police station for two hours, in the hope of speaking to a constable in connection with the case.


Illegal power connections disrupt Cape Town rail services

2017-03-26 12:35

The train service between Chris Hani and Nyanga in Cape Town may be suspended in the interest of safety, Metrorail has said.

It appears criminals have more freedom

2017-03-26 06:34

Citizens who are not criminals still go to bed without decent meals and free education – unlike prisoners, writes Muano Liphadzi.

'This place saved me'

2017-03-26 06:01

High on drugs, he committed his first murder at the age of 14 to prove his bravery in an initiation ritual to become a member of the Ugly Americans gang.

Newsmaker: A lone voice in Eldos

2017-03-26 06:00

One woman has taken it upon herself to help fight the drug scourge in her community.

EDITORIAL: No to a gangster state

2017-03-25 10:50

Burglary at homes, businesses and offices is one of the crimes that South Africans fear most.

2 arrested after couple attacked, woman gang-raped - police

2017-03-24 20:54

Two people have been arrested after a couple were robbed and the woman gang-raped after they were hijacked on the R511 near Atteridgeville, Pretoria police have said.

Carl Schoombie's brother relieved justice has been served

2017-03-24 19:00

Carl Schoombie's brother has expressed relief that Brent Henry and Juane Jacobs have been found guilty of his murder by the Western Cape High Court.

8 Sassa officials in court for alleged R5.5m fraud

2017-03-24 18:14

Eight Sassa officials have appeared in the Tonga Magistrate's Court for allegedly committing social grant fraud amounting to R5.5m.

Traffic officials, driving school boss arrested for licence fraud

2017-03-24 16:43

The Hawks say they have arrested nine North West traffic officials, along with the owner of a driving school and his employee, for licence fraud.

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.

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