State attorneys involved in defrauding the state must be arrested – Motsoaledi

2018-08-14 17:56

The SIU is set to investigate allegations around collusion between members of the state attorney's office and other law firms to defraud the state.

Progress in investigating political killings as Cele brings in new 'project plan'

2018-08-03 15:21

Minister of Police Bheki Cele has overhauled the task team involved in investigating political killings in KwaZulu-Natal, saying he was unhappy with their progress.

Cele, Mkhize, Hanekom broker truce in Kimberley, following protests

2018-07-31 22:48

A truce has been brokered to end protests in Kimberley after a meeting between top ANC officials, including Police Minister Bheki Cele and disgruntled residents in the diamond-mining Northern Cape town.

Cele vows to find, shut down more drug 'factories' following major bust

2018-07-25 18:34

The minister says the police will continue to strengthen their multi-disciplinary approach in response to drug-related crimes.

Cele calls on IPID to investigate Zwelihle claims of police harassment

2018-07-24 16:59

Cele has responded to several grievances aired by a handful of residents who alleged that police barged into their homes and beat them.

Cele cuts Zwelihle visit short after community rounds on him

2018-07-20 19:40

Police Minister Bheki Cele's community meeting in Hermanus has been cut short after angry residents rounded on him when he issued stern warnings following an attack on a policeman.

'Kidnapping a top-4 priority crime,' Cele tells family of abducted businessman

2018-07-20 15:56

There have been no developments as an investigation into the kidnapping of the businessman continues, say police.

Botswana nationals being recruited for 'expertise' in blasting cash-in-transit vans – Cele

2018-07-19 13:07

Two Botswana nationals are among suspects that have been arrested over links to a spate of cash-in-transit heists.

Case against men accused of killing police officers postponed

2018-07-16 21:02

Three men accused of killing two police officers have made a brief appearance in the Germiston Magistrate's Court and the case has been postponed for further investigation.

Abused women must not be turned away by police, says Cele at #100MenMarch

2018-07-10 16:27

The police minister has also called on women to take care of themselves and to walk away from abusive relationships.


Police on a mission to crack the illicit tobacco trade

2018-08-03 17:31

Trade of counterfeit cigarettes sold at a low price knocks off R7 billion from the country’s tax base.

Police minister engages with Tembisa community about crime

2018-08-02 21:25

Police Minister Bheki Cele has engaged with members of the Madelakufa informal settlement in Tembisa, near Johannesburg to find out what kind of impact crime has had on them.

Overcrowded, delayed and dangerous: Mom forced to pass baby through train window

2018-07-28 07:42

If commuters thought Metrorail couldn’t get worse, it did this week. Cape Town’s central line is operating with eight train sets. It needs 33.

Police arrest four people for two separate cash-in-transit robberies

2018-07-25 16:36

Four men suspected of being part of two separate cash-in-transit robbery gangs have been arrested following the police's implementation of its 72-hour Activation Plan.

Hermanus accused in the dock as community waits to meet with Cele

2018-07-23 17:46

A large group of angry residents gathered at the Hermanus Magistrate's Court on Monday as 18 people made their first appearance for crimes related to last week's protest.

AS IT HAPPENED: 'Cele will be back in Hermanus' - police minister's office

2018-07-20 16:00

After beating a hasty retreat out of Hermanus in the midst of ongoing protests in the area, Police Minister Bheki Cele's spokesperson has said Cele will return again to further engage with the community.

Cele says no to army deployment for Cape Town's crime-ridden streets

2018-07-19 13:57

Police Minister Bheki Cele insists that the defence force does not have the mandate to fight crime.

Axed ANC employee linked to at least 3 heists - Cele

2018-07-19 10:37

Errol Velile Present was one of four people arrested during a heist in Dobsonville, Soweto, earlier this month.

'Syndicates' continue to cash in on kidnappings of wealthy businessmen

2018-07-12 05:45

Kidnapping wealthy businessmen in South Africa continues to be a profitable activity for apparent criminal syndicates as they become more brazen.

Lennit Max: 'It's my calling'

2018-07-08 10:01

In May, Lennit Max had a meeting with Police Minister Bheki Cele to discuss a document containing some ideas about police strategy that he had drawn up. Then he forgot about it.

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