Mbalula warns crime intelligence over its own ‘criminal’ elements

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has warned the country’s crime intelligence unit that he is going after rogue elements within it, and that they are not immune to the law. News24 can reveal that it is suspected that rogue crime intelligence activities are linked to, among other matters, the underworld nightclub security takeover which has resulted […]
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‘You can’t be loved by everyone’ – Kunene on Twitter criticism of shooting

Kenny Kunene has brushed off criticism on social media over the alleged hit against him. “Maybe they wanted me to die, but whatever people are saying, you can’t be loved by everyone. It is by the grace of God that I am alive today,” Kunene told News24 on Wednesday morning. Kunene was shot at in […]
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Weapons disappear from Western Cape police station

Several firearms, serving as evidence in criminal cases, went missing from a Bellville South police station storage room. The police are investigating the disappearance, and a possible connection is also being investigated with the surge of violent gang operations in the Western Cape. Apparently, as many as 20 weapons are gone, although the police do […]
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Alleged prophet arrested for raping four minor children

The Saps Family violence, child protection and Sexual Offences Unit in Tzaneen have arrested a 32 year old self proclaimed prophet for raping four minor children in the Maake Policing area outside Tzaneen. It is alleged that the four victims aged 12, 14, 14, and 16 who were ushers in the suspect’s Church at Burgersdorp […]
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Cape Town, Nelson Mandela Bay and Buffalo City top the list of South Africa’s most dangerous cities

In terms of murder rates, Cape Town, Nelson Mandela Bay and Buffalo City top the list of South Africa’s most dangerous cities. A report due to be released on Wednesday reveals that Cape Town is the murder capital of South Africa. The 2017 State of Urban Safety Report examines the state of crime and violence […]
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‘No diplomatic immunity for Grace’ – says Government lawyers.

The South African government has received legal advice indicating that, despite travelling on a diplomatic passport, Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe does not qualify for diplomatic immunity and may be arrested for allegedly assaulting a Johannesburg woman. The Mail & Guardian has learned that frantic behind-the-scenes negotiations are underway between Zimbabwe and South Africa in […]
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Two detainees escaped from police custody in Burgersfort – Oh so easy!

Two suspects escaped miraculously from police detention in Burgersfort. It is alleged that both suspects were firmly bound but in spite this they still managed to open the door of the vehicle with little of no effort at all. It is assumed that they escaped when the vehicle came to a halt at a traffic […]
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National firearms investigation – SAPS could be liable for crimes committed with stolen police guns

Cape Town – Police are in a catch-22 situation involving a mammoth national firearms investigation, because if they link stolen police guns to shootings, they could be held liable for the crimes. Senior Western Cape policeman Major-General Jeremy Vearey, involved in the guns probe, outlines this dilemma in an affidavit. A booklet, written by one […]
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Police Watchdog Can’t Keep Up With Crooked Cops

Police Watchdog Can’t Keep Up With Crooked Cops There are a range of issues “beyond the control of Ipid,” which could affect legal proceedings. Thousands of cases of police brutality are reported in South Africa each year but only a fraction of them ever result in criminal charges. This was revealed in the Independent Police […]
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Safe full of weapons found in Hotazel near Kuruman in the Northen Cape

The police in Kuruman have recovered a safe with firearms in the bushes at Hotazel outside Kuruman on 26 July 2017, late in the afternoon. The safe was found by community members who were collecting firewood. The safe was containing various caliber firearms and various assorted rounds of rounds of ammunition. The rounds found are […]
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