ARTICLES RELATING TO POLICE

Manhunt launched after cop shot dead in Cape Town

2019-06-25 12:20

Western Cape police say they are hunting suspects who killed a police officer in Steenberg, Cape Town.

SA needs 60 000 more cops to meet UN standard - Cele

2019-06-24 09:07

South Africa is 60 000 police officials away from achieving United Nations standards, according to Minister of Police Bheki Cele.

Anti-Gang Unit head wants 3 top cops removed after botched op leaves 6 officers injured

2019-06-19 13:06

The head of the Western Cape’s anti-gang unit has requested that three top-ranking members placed in his force by the provincial police commissioner be immediately removed.

Cop killed while chasing house robber on Stellenbosch farm

2019-05-23 10:35

A policeman has been killed while pursuing a house robber on a Stellenbosch farm, Western Cape police say.

Several wanted suspects among 900 arrested in Gauteng

2019-05-06 14:14

Gauteng police have arrested more than 900 people for various serious crimes and many have featured on the police's wanted list.

R3, muthi among items found when security guards nabbed alleged robbers

2019-04-17 19:09

Fresh "muthi" tied up with wool is among the items security guards have discovered during the arrest of a gang of alleged house robbers in Johannesburg.

Cele vs Sitole: Tensions rise as national commissioner suspends deputy - report

2019-04-07 16:21

The suspension of deputy national commissioner for human resource management, Bonang Mgwenya, has caused an even bigger rift between Police Minister Bheki Cele and national police commissioner General Khehla Sitole, according to City Press.

Man who hurled bricks at school dies in hospital

2019-03-22 11:26

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate has stepped in following the death of a Mpumalanga man, who police officers shot after he threw bricks at a local school earlier this month.

Mamelodi taxi boss intends to take Cele to court over 'thugs' comments

2019-03-17 07:21

Mamelodi taxi boss Vusi "Khekhe" Mathibela and his business partner Elias Skhosana have indicated that they intend to institute civil action against Police Minister Bheki Cele, accusing him of defaming them.

2 men found hacked to death in the Eastern Cape

2019-03-12 09:27

Police in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape are investigating the murder of two men who were found hacked to death in Lutholi locality.

 

Palazzolo - Italian authorities target 'mafia banker's' SA wealth

2019-06-25 06:45

Vito Palazzolo, previously based in the Western Cape, was once viewed as one of the most powerful figures in the Italian mafia, Cosa Nostra, and was suspected of having ties to top local politicians and police. Now, after decades of chasing, Italian authorities are moving in on money linked to him in South Africa.

1 000 new cops earmarked for Western Cape - MEC

2019-06-21 14:58

Police Minister Bheki Cele has promised that 1 000 new police recruits, Community Safety MEC Albert Fritz says.

72-year-old Eastern Cape man arrested for allegedly raping young teen

2019-06-06 10:20

A 72-year-old Eastern Cape man has been taken into custody for the rape of a 14-year-old girl.

Six arrested in the North West for torching electoral officer's car as special votes are disrupted

2019-05-07 08:18

Police in the North West have arrested six people for allegedly torching an electoral officer's vehicle in Ganyesa on the day that special votes opened.

3 children drown in abandoned illegal mine in Limpopo

2019-04-23 05:34

The three boys, aged between 7 and 9, have drowned in an abandoned illegal mine.

Police launch manhunt after Protea Glen shootout, high-speed chase

2019-04-15 16:26

Police have launched a manhunt for two suspects after a shootout between police and an armed gang in Protea Glen in Soweto.

More winds of change at SAPS as yet another general is suspended

2019-04-07 09:14

South Africa's police commissioner Khehla Sitole has suspended the deputy national commissioner for human resource management, Bonang Mgwenya.

No hindrance to policing despite 'unprecedented' absenteeism, Cape police management maintains

2019-03-19 05:19

Police in the Western Cape have been able to render services without hindrance despite unprecedented levels of absenteeism, provincial management has said.

Slaughter of sheep at Clifton beach not criminal - Cele

2019-03-15 14:39

Police Minister Bheki Cele says a by-law that Cape Town city officials warned would have been contravened were a sheep to be slaughtered at a Clifton beach has not been presented to the police "to date".

SAPS Wars Part 2: It ain't over till the fat Czech sings

2019-03-07 08:16

Part 1 outlined a spat between Western Cape cops and how it overlays divisions in the provincial underworld. In Part 2, claims by Radovan Krejcir lift this murky mix onto a national stage.

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