Murder mystery: Man found dead at his Kenton-on-Sea home

2019-10-15 08:21

A case of murder is under investigation following the discovery of a man in his 50s at his home in Kenton-on-Sea.

KZN police secure 35 life sentences for sexual offences crimes in September

2019-10-13 11:25

Several cases were finalised last month, which saw heavy sentences being metered out by the different courts in the province.

IPID's cover-up of police brutality in SA

2019-10-08 14:46

Viewfinder’s debut investigation exposes how underfunding, state capture and statistical manipulation at the Independent Police Investigative Directorate has failed crime victims and helped violent criminals in the police service escape accountability.

Car broken into in central Cape Town? Police have a 24/7 drive-thru for lifting fingerprints

2019-09-26 05:14

Smashed glass on the pavement and rubbish bags acting as temporary covers for car windows are common sights in central Cape Town, which remains the precinct worst hit by theft out of or from motor vehicles around the country.

Gavin Watson's death: 5 holes in the investigation

2019-09-22 06:56

Three parallel investigations appear to be under way into Gavin Watson's death but there are still gaping holes into what really happened.

Completed in 2014, this police station has never been used

2019-09-20 11:18

A new police station in Moeka Village ,north of Pretoria, is standing empty while the community struggles with crime.

'Global terrorist' Dawood Ibrahim's lasting grip on SA

2019-09-10 06:39

Men suspected of planning assassinations in their native India were traced to South Africa in 2016 - but where are they now and where are the police?

Woman who disappeared during Cape Town airport run has been found - police

2019-08-23 14:12

Twenty-seven-year-old Djamena Manjenje, who disappeared on her way to fetch her mother at Cape Town International Airport, is safe, Western Cape police say.

PICS | Police helicopter crashes at KwaZulu-Natal airport

2019-08-20 14:18

A South African Police Service helicopter has crashed alongside a runway at Virginia Airport in KwaZulu-Natal.

Five nabbed for clothing store heist linked to robberies in various provinces

2019-08-10 17:50

A gang of five alleged robbers have been arrested for a heist of a clothing store in Bela-Bela has been linked to a range of robberies in various provinces, Limpopo police have confirmed.


Police captain cuts weekend short, drives 300km to catch wanted murder suspect

2019-10-13 16:57

Captain Simon Motolla was attending a wedding more than 300km away when he drove back to the capital city to help capture a wanted murder suspect who had been on the run for over a year.

IPID scrambles to contain fallout ahead of Parliament appearance

2019-10-10 13:51

IPID's presentation of its annual report to Parliament will be overshadowed by revelations that it has a long track record of closing and completing cases prematurely to clear cases from the workload and inflate performance statistics.

Two Cape crime hot spots still without permanent police stations

2019-09-30 08:33

Residents of two areas in Cape Town, where the number of recorded murders is among the highest in the country, still don't have permanent police stations.

'Mob eviction' in Alexandra leaves family terrified after husband 'hit with axe'

2019-09-23 08:28

An Alexandra resident, Melissa Mzizi, says the police are doing little to help her get her family's RDP house back after a group of 40 people allegedly attacked her husband and occupied their home.

Mdluli letter shows Crime Intelligence was involved in party politics, ANC conferences - Hawks detective

2019-09-20 14:09

A letter written by former Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli shows that Crime Intelligence officials were involved in party politics and ANC conferences, a Hawks detective has told the state capture commission of inquiry.

Army 'becoming tourists on the Cape Flats', say some CPFs as deployment is extended

2019-09-17 06:32

Community Policing Forums have suggested several ways in which the SANDF can best take advantage of their deployment to the Cape Flats, after their stay was extended for six more months.

Cop killed, another injured in shooting outside Cape Town tavern

2019-09-09 14:20

A policeman has been killed and another is in hospital in a critical condition after they were shot outside a tavern in Cape Town.

Police minister must pay R300 000 plus costs in wrongful arrest case - ConCourt

2019-08-22 13:47

The Constitutional Court has ordered the Minister of Police to pay R300 000 in damages plus costs in a wrongful arrest case that dates back to 2012.

Former top Stellenbosch detective weeps in dock as he appears for allegedly killing colleague

2019-08-19 14:53

A detective who in recent years solved three of Stellenbosch's most high-profile murders has found himself in the dock of the Franschhoek Magistrate’s Court, charged with culpable homicide.

'Mkhwebane does not account to her deputy' - Public Protector's office responds to 'strange' complaint

2019-08-07 14:17

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says she is only accountable to Parliament after anti-corruption group Accountability Now laid a complaint against her, with her own office.

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