Why police guns can't be tracked, which makes it lucrative for criminals

2019-10-09 22:38

Some police firearms can't be tracked because of problems with a system owned by a corruption-linked company, the Portfolio Committee on Police heard on Wednesday.

63 police firearms have gone missing since April 2016 - Mbalula

2017-10-13 15:08

A total of 63 Saps firearms have gone missing or have been reported stolen since the beginning of the 2016/17 financial year, a parliamentary reply has revealed.

Witnesses to slaying cry, 'Shoot him, bawa! Kill him.'

Witnesses to an attempted armed robbery in Lenasia shout out during a lethal shooting.

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Taxi bosses arrested for suspected unlicensed guns after tipoff

2015-11-11 10:06

Three Stanger taxi bosses and their personal security guards were arrested in Pietermaritzburg for the possession of unlicensed guns and ammunition.

SAPS: Lawful owner will be charged

2015-07-08 10:14

POLICE yesterday commended a self-employed builder for his honesty when he alerted them of a safe filled with firearms at the Selgro Centre yesterday afternoon.

Gun ownership linked to assault injuries

2013-07-08 11:30

Close to one-quarter of teenagers and young adults treated for assault injuries in a Michigan emergency room reported owning or carrying a gun, according to a new study.


Underworld investigation - Hawks zoom in on grenades and ammunition

2017-11-29 15:46

The origin of and the intended purpose for four grenades and 3 000 rounds of ammunition, found at a location linked to a suspect in the murder of international steroid smuggler Brian Wainstein, is the subject of a Hawks investigation.

Gun dealers, security companies focus of firearms investigation

2017-08-03 20:05

Gun dealers and security companies are the focus of a widespread investigation into the contravention of firearm regulations, sparked by increasing gun crimes in the Western Cape.

Kenya has 680 000 guns in circulation, mostly in wrong hands - report

2016-07-12 13:40

A new study has revealed that at least 680 000 guns are in circulation in Kenya, most of which were in wrong hands, according to reports.

Plan to curb crime, proliferation of illegal firearms in KZN

2015-11-04 09:54

The provincial government and police have hatched a tight security plan to curb crime and the proliferation of illegal firearms in KwaZulu-Natal.

Firearm legislation: The politics of gun control in South Africa

National Firearms Summit held in parliament last week brought to light the points of contention and agreement when it comes to the firearm legislation in South Africa.

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Bullet wounds

2007-11-22 00:00

Here's more about what happens when a bullet enters the human body - and what to do.

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