Tragedy strikes at another Gauteng school: 20 pupils injured after ceiling collapses

2020-02-20 22:29

A ceiling has collapsed on pupils at Kgomba Primary School in Hammanskraal, the Gauteng Department of Basic Education said.

3 arrested after R30m cocaine bust at OR Tambo International Airport

2020-02-08 17:01

Police officials and officials from SARS, ACSA and airport security had responded to a tip-off and intercepted a man and a woman travelling from South America as well as a man travelling to Hong Kong.

SEE | Notorious Durban drug kingpin found with gold-plated AK-47

2020-01-27 20:14

Police officers have seized a gold-plated AK-47 and other guns and ammunition during the arrest of an alleged "notorious" drug kingpin in Phoenix, Durban.

National murder rate over festive season declined by 1.4% - Cele

2020-01-21 18:38

Police Minister Bheki Cele says there is a "massive" drop in the national murder rate during this festive season, compared to the previous year.

Police arrest 3 in Durban drugs bust

2020-01-04 15:08

Three suspects were arrested and various drugs, including as heroin capsules, mandrax and cocaine, were found during the raid.

Malema claims EFF can help end Cape gang wars by confronting drug lords

2019-12-16 19:29

EFF leader Julius Malema has urged people in the Western Cape to unite against drugs and gangs, and claims his party can end gang wars if their members "confront drug dealers".

Suspected drug dealer in hospital after jumping from a building while trying to flee cops

2019-11-01 20:07

A man is under police guard in a Durban hospital after trying to jump from the seventh floor of a building while trying to flee from the police.

Hawks arrest man at dagga, magic mushroom lab in Cape Town

2019-10-30 17:13

A 47-year-old man is behind bars after the Western Cape Hawks uncovered an illicit dagga and magic mushrooms manufacturing facility in Cape Town.

US prisons to photocopy inmate mail to curb drug smuggling

2019-10-24 06:15

US Bureau of Prisons to stop delivering original parcels in a bid to stop smuggling of synthetic drugs, officials say.

Drugs everywhere in prison - Dros rapist Nicholas Ninow

2019-10-17 05:17

Taking the stand to testify in mitigation of sentence in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, Ninow told the court that since his arrest, he is still using drugs despite being incarcerated.


Mother and son arrested for allegedly dealing in drugs

2020-02-08 19:43

A woman and her son have been arrested in Vosloorus, Gauteng, for allegedly possessing and selling drugs.

Alleged drug dealer 'has licence for gold-plated AK-47 replica'

2020-01-31 19:20

Alleged Durban drug dealers who were arrested with allegedly 20 000 heroin capsules and a plethora of weapons, have licences for all their firearms, including a gold-plated AK-47 replica, says a source close to the case.

Drugs worth millions found in possession of suspects in Cape Town

2020-01-26 16:19

Meanwhile another search at a storage facility in Table View on Saturday led to over 23 400 Mandrax drugs and "Swazi Gold" dagga estimated at around R1.2 million.

Drugs worth R62 000 found in ceiling of Cape Town home

2020-01-18 15:05

A Hanover Park homeowner tried to destroy some of the evidence by grabbing a bag of heroin and dispersing the powder.

Drug mule Nolubabalo Nobanda cooked her family Thai food for Christmas - report

2019-12-29 21:20

Drug mule Nolubabalo Nobanda may have spent her first Christmas at home in eight years but she still ate Thai food on December 25, according the Sunday Times.

Police pounce on multimillion-rand drug den in Free State

2019-11-14 22:45

A high-speed car chase involving the police and suspected drug dealers led to the arrest of two people in Phuthaditjhaba, the Free State, who are believed to have been operating a multimillion-rand lab, the police say.

A man had a parcel filled with dagga stuck up his nose for 18 years

2019-11-01 14:45

When drug mules conceal their loot, they usually do a good job. One man outdid himself by concealing a dagga 'parcel' inside his nose for 18 years.

British MP facing suspension after cocaine probe

2019-10-29 05:13

A British MP who headed a parliamentary committee probing drug policies is facing a six-month suspension after a lengthy inquiry into claims he offered to pay for cocaine.

'Monster Nicholas Ninow will never come out of prison again' - NGO welcomes life sentence

2019-10-17 18:46

Convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow has been sentenced to life in jail in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Thai meth swallowers get 16 years jail time in Indonesia

2019-10-16 21:51

Two Thai men were sentenced to heavy 16-year jail terms in Indonesia on Wednesday after swallowing a kilogram (2.2 pounds) of methamphetamine in a foiled drug smuggling bid.

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