World's 'most wanted' expose SA as safe haven for criminals

2018-11-08 10:20

There is a reason that many of the world's most wanted criminals seek refuge in South Africa, adopting pseudonyms and living comfortable lives without popping onto local authorities' radar, writes Mandy Wiener.

'No backlogs at forensic laboratories' - SAPS

2018-10-16 15:56

There may be cases of rape and murder that are struck from court rolls because police are unable to provide crucial DNA results on time, but police say that is not due to a backlog at their forensic laboratories. 'No backlogs at forensic laboratories' - SAPS

KZN cop kills girlfriend, wounds 'lover' and turns gun on himself

2018-10-04 21:42

A 38-year-old police officer killed his girlfriend and wounded her apparent lover before turning the gun on himself in Waterloo, KwaZulu-Natal, say police.

Incoming Cape Town mayor Dan Plato raises questions about police's probe into Liyaqat Parker kidnapping

2018-09-19 11:00

A multimillion-rand ransom payment for the release of Cape Town businessman Liyaqat Parker has led incoming Cape Town mayor Dan Plato to raise several questions about the police's investigation of the kidnapping.

IPID probing alleged police assault of Cape Town teens

2018-09-14 11:20

A case has been opened against six police officers caught on CCTV allegedly assaulting a 15-year-old boy and three others.

Cash-in-transit heists up 56%, carjackings near 17 000 cases

2018-09-11 13:44

Cash-in-transit heists have increased in the past three years, the latest crime statistics presented to Parliament have revealed.

Murder by numbers: This is the rate of killing in SA

2018-09-11 10:34

On average, 57 people are killed in South Africa every day.

TUT students protest over peer's death, allegedly at the hands of police

2018-08-29 18:08

Among the students' demands is that the minister of police holds the Soshanguve police station accountable for the death of the student.

IPID to investigate whether police killed student at TUT protest

2018-08-24 13:03

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate is investigating whether a man at the Tshwane University of Technology, who is believed to be a student, was killed by police.

Man shot in face by 80-year-old KZN man in stable condition - police

2018-07-17 13:11

A 44-year-old man who was shot in the face by an 80-year-old man in Bergville is in a stable condition in hospital, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

 

Cop shoots and kills wife, himself at Hout Bay police station

2018-11-07 12:59

A police sergeant has shot his wife dead during an argument, and then killed himself, at the Hout Bay police station in Cape Town, police have confirmed.

Cato Manor 'death squad' want case struck from roll

2018-10-08 06:15

The remaining 27 accused in the so-called Cato Manor 'death squad' case want the case struck from the roll.

'Gangsters, here we come!' - police minister launches task team in Westbury

2018-10-04 12:46

"Gangsters, here we are, here we come!" Police Minister Bheki Cele has warned criminals in Westbury at the launch of a Tactical Response Team.

US warns citizens travelling to SA, following latest crime stats

2018-09-14 12:42

The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory to its citizens travelling to South Africa, following the release of the annual crime statistics by the SA Police Service.

East London cop shoots himself, wife, brother-in-law in suspected murder-suicide

2018-09-13 12:00

The SAPS has urged its members to seek help for any personal difficulties they might be experiencing after a police officer allegedly killed his wife and brother-in-law before turning his gun on himself.

Top 10 areas you are most likely to be a target of violent crime in SA

2018-09-11 12:54

The police have released the top stations where contact crimes were most reported or recorded.

KZN cop shot 'multiple times' during domestic dispute

2018-09-09 14:04

An off duty police officer has been shot and killed by her partner in Sundumbili, KwaZulu-Natal during a domestic dispute, police have announced.

Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry: Four years later, what has changed?

2018-08-29 05:17

Statistics paint a bleak picture of increasing violent crime since the commission found there was a breakdown in relations between community members and police officers in the area.

5 Western Cape cops arrested for corruption, drug dealing

2018-08-22 15:38

Five police officers based in the West Coast town of Vredenburg have been arrested on suspicion of crimes including falsifying information and colluding with members of the public to have drugs transported.

Children 'too scared to play outside' in Ocean View

2018-07-10 10:18

Residents are demanding increased police visibility, CCTV cameras and more stop-and-search operations in the Cape Town suburb.

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