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We'll keep jails full and streets clean this Christmas - Sunnyside cops

2017-11-20 22:36

Sunnyside police have vowed to pull out all the stops to ensure that jails are full and streets are free of crime this festive season.

Animal welfare inspector shot, robbed in Cape Town

2017-11-20 18:33

Hijackers have robbed and shot an animal inspector mere metres from the Animal Welfare Society in Philippi, an official has said.

Second man arrested in Marianhill massacre

2017-11-20 17:47

Police have made another breakthrough in the Marianhill massacre case after arresting a 27-year-old suspect.

Murder conspiracy and 'underworld' gun case suspects kept in custody

2017-11-20 16:56

The head of a security company and a former bouncer have both appeared in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court in separate cases apparently linked to underworld activities.

Smiling suspect enrages families of kidnapped, slain Durban boys

2017-11-20 14:00

Amahle Maliwa smiled as she left the dock after her case of murder and kidnapping was postponed at the Durban Magistrate's Court, which has enraged the families of her alleged murder victims.

AS IT HAPPENED: Pathologist stands firm that Susan #Rohde was strangled, despite defence criticising evidence

2017-11-20 09:56

State pathologist Dr Akmal Coetzee-Khan has returned to the stand in the murder trial of Jason Rohde and has come under scrutiny by the defence during cross examination in the Western Cape High Court.

Man shot dead in front of wife and son during robbery

2017-11-18 22:38

A 55-year-old man was gunned down in front of his wife and son in Douglasdale in Fourways, Sandton.

KZN cops hunt for kidnapped 7-year-old girl

2017-11-18 15:50

The Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit are searching for a seven-year-old child who was allegedly kidnapped in the Umbilo area.

Heavily armed men gun down five people in shopping complex

2017-11-18 11:29

A group of heavily armed gunmen shot and killed five people and injured two more when they stormed the Vulindlela shopping complex in KwaDlangezwa near Empangeni, police say.

Corpse and robbers: 5 in court for stealing from mortuary

2017-11-17 20:13

Four men and a woman have appeared in the Welkom Magistrate's Court for robbing a mortuary in Thabong, Free State police say.

 

State 'skipped procedures' in Susan Rohde's autopsy, defence alleges

2017-11-20 19:16

The State pathologist who led the autopsy on Susan Rohde allegedly left out crucial procedures in his examination, the defence has charged.

Former ANC branch chair gunned down while delivering food to KZN school

2017-11-20 17:57

An ANC activist and former branch chairperson has been shot dead in Camperdown, in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.

State unable to connect accused to Rust murder

2017-11-20 17:14

The State has been unable to place Johannes Plaatjies in the home of acclaimed Afrikaans author Winnie Rust at the time of her murder, it has emerged in the Western Cape High Court.

2 prisoners run extortion scam from inside Pretoria prison

2017-11-20 16:26

Two prisoners have given new meaning to the term "inside job" after they were caught running an extortion scam from inside the Odi Correctional Centre in Pretoria.

2 women allegedly hired same hitman to kill husbands

2017-11-20 13:19

A 50-year-old woman who allegedly plotted to kill her husband, recommended the same hitman to her friend who was going through a 'rough patch' with her spouse, the Hawks have said.

Police hunt for killer of toddler in PE

2017-11-19 12:59

A manhunt has been launched to track down an apparent gang member who killed a 2-year-old boy in Helenvale, police said on Sunday.

Nzimande: SACP wants inquiry into Hani's murder

2017-11-18 21:34

SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande has called for an official inquest into the circumstances surrounding the murder of former leader Chris Hani.

Mbalula vows to end gang rule in Nelson Mandela Bay

2017-11-18 13:43

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has met with the community leaders of Helenvale, Port Elizabeth, an area engulfed by drugs and gangster violence.

Mother killed, son airlifted after home invasion in Brakpan

2017-11-18 10:32

Police have launched a manhunt for at least three armed robbers who allegedly shot a mother and her son in Brakpan during a house robbery.

Robbery at Durban home of Consul-General of India

2017-11-17 17:29

Police are investigating a case of robbery after the house of the Consul-General of India in Durban had been ransacked by eight armed suspects, police say.

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