ARTICLES RELATING TO POLICE

Refugees, police officers injured in battle to clear UNHCR offices in Pretoria

2019-11-15 14:11

The police were met with violent resistance as they removed hundreds of refugees from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees' offices in Pretoria.

Senior Cape Town cop shot dead in driveway

2019-11-14 10:12

A senior Cape Town police officer has been shot dead outside his home in Bishop Lavis.

PE man stabbed to death, alleged murderer's burnt body found hours later

2019-11-08 10:36

The body of man who is believed to have stabbed a man to death in a shack in Kuyga near Port Elizabeth was found burnt hours later.

High alert: Police warn that dealing in dagga is still illegal

2019-11-04 09:42

The police have issued a stern warning that dealing in dagga is still illegal, saying they will act against anyone selling or buying the plant or its derivatives.

Three cops, an ex-cop and a civilian arrested for allegedly trying to solicit bribe

2019-10-31 11:39

Three Gauteng police officers, an ex-officer and a civilian have been arrested on charges of extortion, kidnapping and defeating the ends of justice for allegedly attempting to solicit a bribe for the release of a panel van full of Swaziland dagga.

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.

 

Man's body found in boot of robbers' getaway car after shootout with cops

2019-11-14 13:25

The body of an unidentified man has been found in the boot of a vehicle used as a getaway car by suspected supermarket robbers in Uitenhage, police say.

Rape suspect burnt to death by mob in Limpopo

2019-11-13 09:01

The South African Police Service in Mphephu outside Makhado, Limpopo, are on the lookout for suspects who assaulted and set alight two men during separate mob justice incidents.

6 trucks torched in Mpumalanga, suspects still at large

2019-11-06 08:47

The police in Mpumalanga are on the lookout for a number of suspects after six trucks were set alight in separate incidents.

Seven children, 5 adults still unaccounted after foreign nationals removed from Cape Town refugee sit-in protest

2019-10-31 12:10

Seven children and five adults are still unaccounted for after police removed foreign nationals from a sit-in protest near the offices of the UN High Commission for Refugees in Cape Town.

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.

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