Almost half of the 1600 pupils from Eldorado Park Secondary School have not being taught, after 22 union-linked teachers abandoned classrooms.

The lack of supervision in the classroom has turned out to be a recipe for disaster as pupils loiter around the school while others engage in violence. Last week, two Grade 11 boys stabbed each other with a pair of scissors inside the classroom in front of their cheering classmates.

The fight was recorded on a fellow pupil’s cellphone. The footage shows a pupil stabbing another twice in the face as others try to intervene while others cheer them on. Seconds later, the stabbed pupil is seen angrily leaving the classroom with blood oozing from his face.
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Syndicate suspected behind increasing land grabs across Johannesburg city

The City of Johannesburg suspects that a syndicate is behind land grabs which are increasingly taking place across the city.

Johannesburg MMC for public safety Michael Sun told TimesLIVE on Wednesday that land invasions were taking place in a manner that was not meant to help destitute people who wanted to erect a shack for a place to stay.
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Search for missing South African-British nationals deepens as traces of blood was found in car

Anti-terrorism cops and hostage negotiators are scrambling to piece together the last known movements of a missing Cape Town couple thought to have been abducted by acolytes of terror group Isis.

The couple left their last trace at a secluded bush lodge in the rolling hills of Zululand in northern KwaZulu-Natal. What befell them from the time their 4X4 made the arduous climb on a gravel road out of the valley is unknown.
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Port Elizabeth: Teenager ambushed, left for dead on the way to school

A teenage schoolgirl was ambushed, dragged into the bushes and left for dead while walking to Linkside High School on Wednesday morning (21/02/18).

The attack happened less than 1km from the school shortly after 8am – while the girl was running late for class.
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Barbaric! – Marikana men drank blood of their victim

They dipped their fingers in his blood, some scooped it with their hand and drank it. They also put it in a bottle and left with it, court hears.

A group of men drank the blood of a man they had killed, the North West High Court heard on Wednesday.
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Farm murder suspect killed in attempted farm attack

One of the four suspects in the Herman Botha murder case, Thomas Baloyi (25), was fatally shot during an attempted farm attack in Kalkfontein outside Groblersdal last Wednesday.

LIMPOPO – Baloyi and three other suspects, Tobias Moyo (44), Fanie Makwaka (25) and Chris Langa (31) were on 29 November 2017 each granted R1 000 bail by the Groblersdal Magistrate’s Court after they were arrested in connection with the murder of 64-year-old Herman Botha at his Kameeldoring residence last year.
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Six die in a brutal police station attack at Ngcobo Police Station in the Eastern Cape

The chairperson of the portfolio committee on police has called for CCTV cameras to be installed in police stations across the country following the killing of five police officers and a soldier this morning.

Francois Beukman said the installation of the cameras would be an urgent implementation of police station safety which was in line with strong recommendations made by his team.
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Community and police joins hands after brutal murder of fifteen year old girl

Community and police joined hands against the brutal murder and rape of a 15 year old girl in Motherwell.

This follows after the body of 15 year old Ntombikayise Socenywa was found on Saturday, 10 February 2018 at 13:00. Her naked body was found wrapped in plastic in a drain in an open field in NU5, Motherwell. A post mortem revealed that she was raped and strangled.
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Suspect accused of raping a goat in Hammanskraal area commits suicide

Samuel Senwamadi (40) had been on the run since Sunday after he was found with his pants down, raping a goat in Stinkwater, Hammanskraal.

“The 40-year-old man was discovered busy having intercourse with a goat around 03:45 on Sunday,” said police spokesperson Constable Herman Moremi.

This article was written David Matsena and published in Rekord North Newspaper on February 14 2018

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Farm attack, farmer (82) and wife hospitalized, Windsorton

The SAPS Northern Cape Trio Crime Unit are investigating a farm attack that allegedly took place during the evening of Tuesday, 13 February 2018 at a farm near Windsorton.

The 82 year old farmer and his wife were allegedly asleep when the suspects entered the house, assaulted them and tied them up.
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New South-Africa – Another ‘most wanted criminal’ sought after getting bail

The SAPS Provincial Commissioner LT. General Nneke Ledwaba has established a Dedicated Task Team following a spate of business robberies especially at the petrol stations where drop safes were blown up with explosives in a number of areas in this Province.

This Task Team has already identified one member of this syndicate group, Boitumelo Daniel Aphane otherwise known as “AKA SMALL” who is believed to be hiding in places such as Pretoria CBD and Mamelodi in the Gauteng Province and Siyabuswa in the Mpumalanga Province.
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Elderly man violently assaulted in farm attack

An elderly couple was attacked in their home on the farm in the Reitz area in the Free State on Sunday morning 11 February 2018.

Marius Müller, National Operations Co-ordinator of AfriForum, told Maroela Media on Sunday that a preliminary investigation indicates that three armed robbers attacked the couple at about 05:00.
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Traditional healer sentenced to life behind bars for raping children

A 62-year-old man and a 27-year-old man have both been sentenced in the Madadeni Regional Court in Newcastle to life imprisonment in two separate rape cases, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

“In March 2016, a 14-year-old boy was very ill; his elders took him to the local traditional healer as they thought he will able to cure him,” Lt-Col Thulani Zwane said.
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Rustenburg community shocked by brutal murder of defenseless frail old man

“The community of Rustenburg is shocked by the suspected brutal murder of a defenceless, frail old man this weekend,” captain Elsabé Augoustides, a police spokesperson said in an interview with the Platinum Weekly newspaper.

Wilhelm Gustav Napoleon Wagner (88), known to his closest as ‘Oom Willie’, was allegedly brutally murdered in his own home in Maroela avenue, Protea Park in Rustenburg. He was living alone after his wife passed away sever and a half years ago.
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