Law enforcement's role is to comfort and reassure, not to harm - Ramaphosa

2020-03-30 22:59

President Cyril Ramaphosa has applauded nurses, doctors and other health workers, social workers and frontline government staff, volunteers and NGOs who are leading the fight against the disease during the lockdown.

Lockdown: Man dies after allegedly being tasered and beaten by police, IPID investigating

2020-03-30 16:02

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate is investigating a man's death allegedly as a result of police action, following the reported tasering of a man going to buy beer in the Ravensmead area in Cape Town.

Coronavirus: First SA deaths 'should be a wake-up call to all of us' - EFF

2020-03-27 14:34

The EFF has called on South Africans to take the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak seriously and has urged people to follow regulations put in place for the 21-day lockdown in the country, which started at midnight.

Coronavirus: The rules you need to know ahead of nationwide lockdown

2020-03-26 09:36

Ministers have briefed the media – just over 24 hours before nationwide lockdown – to give clarity on what is allowed or not allowed during the lockdown, and to explain how basic services will function.

Police hunt for two gunmen after woman shot dead in car in Joburg

2020-03-14 22:01

Gauteng police are on the hunt for two men after a 56-year-old woman was shot dead in Johannesburg.

Three killed after vehicle overturns and rolls in Eastern Cape

2020-03-08 13:02

Three people died after a vehicle they were travelling in overturned and rolled along the R408 between Dutywa and Ngcobo in the Eastern Cape on Saturday afternoon.

2 suspects allegedly steal AK-47 from car that crashed after KZN shooting

2020-03-07 17:21

Two men allegedly stole an AK-47 and 18 rounds ammunition out of a vehicle which crashed during the shooting.

17-year-old boy's body recovered from Umkomaas River

2020-03-07 14:27

Officers with the K9 unit, and search dog Bear, combed the area and recovered the body of a 17-year-old boy on Friday.

Police hunt for man who defrauded drought-stricken farmers

2020-03-07 10:46

The suspect allegedly defrauded farmers by pretended to be selling lucerne bales to those experiencing drought on their farms, but disappeared after the deposits has been paid.

WATCH | Pandemonium in courtroom as refugee leader, 2 others arrested in alleged escape

2020-03-07 08:50

In this video footage, pandemonium breaks out in the court, and eventually a man is seen outside on the ground wailing and being lifted into a police van by a number of police officers.


Lockdown: Calls for calm after officer, guard arrested for allegedly killing man in Vosloorus

2020-03-30 18:20

Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina has called for calm after an Ekhurhuleni Metro Police Department officer and a security guard were arrested for allegedly killing a man and injuring four children aged between five and 11.

Hundreds arrested in Western Cape and Gauteng for breaking lockdown regulations

2020-03-30 12:45

Hundreds are arrested in the Western Cape and Gauteng for flouting Covid-19 lockdown regulations.

PICTURES | First lockdown arrests made as police raid taverns and clubs

2020-03-27 07:22

Several people have been arrested for allegedly disregarding South Africa's lockdown rules that officially kicked in at midnight.

Mandy Wiener | Hit on a Hawk crosses a line in the fight against crime

2020-03-18 07:00

Bruwer had testified in court in White River that both he and the prosecutor on the case feared for their lives on a daily basis. It is almost impossible to measure the cost and loss of an individual like Lt. Col. Bruwer in the fight against crime, writes Mandy Wiener.

Western Cape Ombudsman to probe police's alleged failure' to provide adequate victim support

2020-03-08 18:01

The Western Cape Police Ombudsman will probe allegations of the police's apparent inability to provide adequate victim support at police stations.

Six people shot dead at Khayelitsha tavern, 6-year-old girl wounded in the 'ambush'

2020-03-08 12:29

Western Cape detectives have launched a manhunt for a group of armed men who ambushed and killed six people at a tavern in Khayelitsha on Saturday.

Man gets 10 years in jail for torching building in bid to destroy evidence

2020-03-07 16:02

A Mpumalanga man has been sentenced to 10 years' imprisonment after he was found guilty of setting a building - which housed police detectives - on fire in 2017.

Max the sniffer dog helps Cape Town cops find and detonate grenade, arrest owner

2020-03-07 11:24

Max, a sniffer dog attached to the City of Cape Town Metro Police K9 unit, helped police discover and detonate a grenade during an operating at a property in Macassar Village near Somerset West.

Siblings, relative drown in Limpopo dam

2020-03-07 09:04

Three children drowned while swimming in a local dam Maunatlala Village, near Tzaneen on Friday afternoon.

North West pupils rescued after deputy principal 'locks them in safe' and leaves - report

2020-03-05 08:19

Four teenage boys were rescued from a narrow and airless safe at a North West high school on Tuesday night, after a deputy principal allegedly locked them in safe and left for the day.

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