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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Business burglary – approximately 50 pistols stolen

Employees of a business specializing in farming materials made a shocking discovery on the morning of 4 September 2017. On arrival at the business premises it was found that unknown suspects gained access to the business. The premises houses a gun dealership as well and then it was found that a safe was accessed. Approximately […]
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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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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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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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More Weapons Looted from Government Sources: Is there a reason?

This has not been a particularly good Easter weekend for the authorities. Early on Good Friday morning several criminals raided 9 SA Infantry Battalion’s base in Khayelitsha, and escaped with six R4 automatic rifles and ammunition. Later the same day a report in the Daily Dispatch surfaced about a Dimbaza SAPS constable who is on […]
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