MTN says criminal gangs are stealing cellphone tower batteries - and selling them for R5 000

2020-02-18 14:23

703 batteries were stolen from MTN stations in January 2020 from a total of 122 incidents alone.

Police say bank robberies are down 70% in South Africa. South African banks say they doubled.

2019-09-12 17:15

SAPS numbers show bank robberies to be extremely rare – and down sharply since last year. Data from the South African Banking Risk Information Centre shows the exact opposite.

Competition Commission spends R14.9m on VIP security, says Ebrahim Patel

2018-10-08 19:27

Over the past year, the Competition Commission saw a "spate" of unsolved crimes, including executives being robbed at gun point and a security breach at the commission's premises.

AT A GLANCE: Gauteng has the highest number of reported rape cases in SA

2018-09-12 14:18

And KZN and the Eastern Cape are in the top 3. We also take a look at how women have been affected by crime.

Hawks investigating three cases of fraud at Steinhoff, its subsidiaries

2018-06-29 15:34

Police Minister Bheki Cele has confirmed that the Hawks are investigating three cases related to allegations of fraud at Steinhoff and its subsidiaries.


2018-05-27 16:00

Nine people were shot dead and three others injured in alleged taxi violence in the Western Cape, police said on Saturday.

SAPS called for PIC corruption evidence

2018-05-13 06:00

Deputy Finance Minister Mondli Gungubele has been subpoenaed to provide evidence in a case of corruption against the leadership of the Public Investment Corporation (PIC).

Failed by IPID: The attack on Vanita Naidu

2018-01-25 08:56

Late last year, on November 20, Vanita was attacked in what could have been an assasination attempt. Two huge monsters grabbed her when she wanted to enter her flat.

SAPS could make or break SA - here's why

2017-10-10 08:40

If we can’t turn the South African Police Service (SAPS) into a professional and clean crime-fighting and peace-keeping machine, our future will still be very dark, writes Max du Preez.

Time to deploy the military in Philippi?

2017-10-02 08:33

As political squabbles about who should police the Western Cape continues, communities are losing hope that the SAPS will ever get the violence under control, writes Ralph Mathekga.


Local cleric arrested on drug charges in Eastern Cape

2020-01-04 15:59

A woman, who is reportedly a local cleric, has appeared in court following a drug bust at Dudu Location outside King William’s Town.

'Ruthless gangster' gets 275 year sentence for murder, other crimes

2019-08-31 17:13

A Cape Town gangster has been handed a 275 year sentence for crimes committed in Gauteng, including five murders.


2018-10-08 15:19

A man was arrested for attempting to selling body parts in Margate, in KwaZulu Natal.

North West deputy commissioner among 10 top cops to be criminally charged for alleged torture

2018-07-30 20:02

North West Deputy Commissioner Major General Ntebo "Jan" Mabula and nine other members of the province's former Organised Crime Unit are expected to appear in court on charges of assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm, according to the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

New developments expected soon in case of 'untouchable' cop

2018-06-14 21:02

Brigadier Leonora Bamuza-Phetlhe is currently on suspension over unspecified labour issues.


2018-05-17 12:07

CRIME AIR NETWORK shared videos of the thugs blowing up two money trucks in Boksburg on Thursday morning.

Bheki Cele is back with the police: Why he's the right man for the job

2018-02-27 13:07

From Minister "Fear Fokkol" to Minister "Shoot to kill", South Africa has a new police minister and, despite a past of dodgy tender dealings, he is probably the right man for the job.

Mr Mbalula's bad language: being civil does not mean being soft

2017-10-09 08:26

The choice should not be between being vulgar and effective in deterring criminals, and being civilised and letting criminals go. Crime can be fought successfully while retaining some level of civility, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Protests have flared up in Hout Bay over fishing rights and service delivery with police clashing with residents in a bid to quell the uproar.

Protests have flared up in Hout Bay over fishing rights and service delivery with police clashing with residents in a bid to quell the uproar.

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