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Man killed in spaza shop shooting

2017-07-23 22:04

Kagiso police are investigating the shooting of two men at a spaza shop in Tshepisong, west of Johannesburg this week.

Punish crime in all its forms

2017-07-22 23:45

Descent to lawlessness does not happen overnight. It takes place over a number of years and is usually encouraged by the absence of consequences for those who break the law, writes Kaizer Nyatsumba.

Suspect arrested after hijacking truck carrying alcohol near Grasmere

2017-07-22 13:04

Johannesburg metro police have arrested one suspect and recovered R3m worth of alcoholic beverages, after a truck transporting liquor was stolen at the Grasmere filling station on the N1.

7 police officers, 42 officials suspended in OR Tambo security 'clean up'

2017-07-21 21:49

Seven police officers, 34 information desk clerks and eight Gauteng tourism officials have been suspended in an on-going "clean-up" of OR Tambo International Airport.

Armed group allegedly breaks facilities, threatens occupants in Cape Town

2017-07-21 20:32

A group of men has allegedly threatened residents and broke facilities at the Ahmed Kathrada House in Green Point, Cape Town.

5 nabbed with mandrax worth over R1m in Free State sting

2017-07-21 17:24

A sting operation has resulted in the arrest of five men when drugs worth more than R1m were seized just outside Reitz, according to Free State police.

Ipid probe Uber hijacking after woman shot and killed in Cape Town

2017-07-21 14:13

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate has confirmed it is investigating the death of a woman allegedly involved in the hijacking of an Uber car in Diep River.

Nine taxi drivers arrested for operating on suspended routes

2017-07-21 12:02

Nine minibus taxi drivers have been arrested for operating on suspended routes, Gauteng police have said.

WATCH: Hijack in less than 60 seconds

2017-07-21 11:37

The police and a private tracking company have recovered a white Mercedes-Benz which had been hijacked in less than a minute at a filling station in Johannesburg.

Woman fails to take magistrate for a ride

2017-07-20 22:19

A woman who has claimed she was involved in a hijacking could not even put a car into first gear when a magistrate asked her to show him that she could drive.

 

Where politicians ‘shop’ for hitmen

2017-07-23 06:04

The notorious Glebelands Hostel was described as a place where “politicians shop for hitmen and police officers supply the weapons”.

Father arrested after missing Gauteng toddler found in dumped tog bag

2017-07-22 22:30

A Soweto man has been arrested for allegedly killing his toddler son who he initially reported as missing.

More cocaine from Sao Paulo intercepted at OR Tambo

2017-07-22 10:25

South African Revenue Service (Sars) customs officials have made their second major drug bust this month at OR Tambo International Airport, when they intercepted 26 kilograms of cocaine with an estimated street value of R7.4m.

Man killed, 3 injured in shooting at Cape Town shopping centre

2017-07-21 21:24

A man has been shot dead at a shopping centre in Cape Town.

#News24 ICYMI: Here's what you had to say about corruption, Hijacked in 60s, #Guptaleaks 101 - all you need on our new site

2017-07-21 17:32

More than 7 100 respondents used the tool developed by OpenUp, and hosted on News24, to email an MP ahead of the pending motion of no confidence vote in President Jacob Zuma, watch as a car is hijacked in under 60s, and get all the #GuptaLeaks info you need in one place.

High Court overturns 'lenient' sentence for sex offender

2017-07-21 16:57

Child sex offender Andre Petrus Retief has been sentenced to eight years behind bars after the National Prosecuting Authority won its appeal in the Western Cape High Court.

White supremacist gets 65-year sentence for killing black man

2017-07-21 12:16

A northern Indiana judge has sentenced an avowed white supremacist to 65 years in prison for the fatal stabbing of a man he confessed to committing because the victim was black.

Fresh bail bid for Nigerian pastor accused of preying on young girls

2017-07-21 12:02

A Nigerian pastor charged with human trafficking, sexual assault and the rape of young girls will be re-applying for bail in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court, based on new facts.

Two killed in shooting at Cape Town petrol station

2017-07-21 09:26

Two petrol attendants have been killed, while a third was injured along with a customer, in a shooting at a Cape Town petrol station.

Teen shot dead outside crime intelligence office after court appearance for drugs

2017-07-20 22:11

A teenager walking home after appearing in court in a drug possession case has been shot dead outside the crime intelligence office in what sources say was a gang hit.

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