3 Eastern Cape men sentenced to 5 life terms for rape

Detectives from the Eastern Cape are being praised for securing the conviction and sentencing of three rapists to five life terms and 20 years’ imprisonment. In a statement, provincial police spokesperson Captain Khaya Tonjeni said the detectives’ hard work had paid off as the men were sentenced earlier this week. Tonjeni said the three rapists, […]

[email protected] body of 6-year-old girl found in bushes

Vulindlela police are investigating a case of murder after the body of a six-year-old girl, who left her home to go to the shops, was found [email protected] in the bushes. It’s believed that Inathi Abukwe Mhlahlo had left to buy a packet of sweets and crisps on Monday, and that she didn’t return home. Eastern […]

Cathcart arsonist wanted for setting house alight with family in it

The family, fortunately, managed to escape unhurt. Law enforcement authorities in Cathcart, Eastern Cape, are looking for a suspect involved in an incident where a house was torched with the family asleep inside. Where is Cathcart? Cathcart is a small town in the Eastern Cape. It was named after Sir George Cathcart, governor of the […]

Cops searching for family of man buried on side of the road in Peddie

Police are searching for the family of a 40-year-old man after his body was found buried in a shallow grave next to a road in Gcinisa village, Peddie. According to police spokesperson Captain Khaya Tonjeni, a resident called the police after spotting a hand sticking from the ground. “This discovery happened after a resident saw […]

Picture – Stolen sheep found stuffed inside boot of Mercedes-Benz

A kicking noise coming from the boot of a Mercedes-Benz led Eastern Cape police officers to uncover suspected stolen sheep stuffed inside it. Officers patrolling on the N9 from Graaff-Reinet to Aberdeen had seen the vehicle parked along the road on Sunday and the owner claimed he was stuck without petrol, said police spokesperson Captain […]

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Video: Cop caught on camera shoving, kicking & punching woman

An Eastern Cape police officer has been charged with assault GBH (assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm) after a video surfaced over the weekend of an officer shoving, kicking and punching a female member of the public. The incident happened in Tsolo, about 40 km from Mthatha. It’s not clear when it happened […]