Gang storms Klerksdorp police station and attempts to disarm police officer

A group of people believed to be members of a gang stormed the Jouberton police station in Klerksdorp, North West, on Monday. The group entered the police station at around 10:00, demanded to see the station commander, and accused the police “of conniving with one of the gangs”, a police statement read. “According to information […]

Video: Ex-naval officer Zirk Botha reaches Rio after rowing from Cape Town

Adventurer and former naval combat officer Zirk Botha has finished his solo transatlantic ocean row from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro – a distance of 7200 km. Botha rowed in support of sustainable development and renewable energy as a solution to environmental issues and climate change. “I want to use #Row2Rio2020 to spotlight the […]

Former police officer sentenced to 16 years for kidnapping and drugs

A former police official attached to the Protection and Security Services (PSS) unit, Moleboheng Precious Mohasoa, aged 29, and her co-accused appeared in the Bloemfontein Regional Court yesterday, 22 February 2021, for sentencing on drug-related and kidnapping charges. They were sentenced to 15 years on a count of kidnapping and 12 months for drug dealing. […]

Former naval officer expected to reach Rio this weekend after rowing from Cape Town

Adventurer and former naval combat officer Zirk Botha is days away from finishing his solo transatlantic ocean row from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro – a distance of 7200 km. Botha is rowing in support of sustainable development and renewable energy as a solution to environmental issues and climate change. “I want to use […]

Police officer dies after being shot by GBV suspect

Responding to a domestic violence case, two officers accompanied the victim home. But a shot was fired from the woman’s house in Welbedacht East in Chatsworth on Thursday last week, which struck Constable Mfihloyakhe Ndlovu (45) in the upper body, killing him. The shooter then ran out of the house, firing randomly. The other constable […]

Police officer fatally wounded while attending domestic violence case in Chatsworth

A Durban policeman who was responding to a domestic violence case in Chatsworth has been shot dead. According to KZN police spokesperson, Colonel Thembeka Mbele, the incident took place in Welbedacht East on Thursday morning at around 9.30 am. “Two members proceeded to Welbedacht East with the complainant to attend a domestic violence issue. “On […]

Police officer behind bars for alleged involvement in cash-in-transit heist

A Mpumalanga police officer is behind bars for allegedly being one of the people behind a cash-in-transit heist, where an undisclosed amount of money was stolen. Two other police officers were also taken in for questioning but were released as they could not be linked to the crime. R30 000 was recovered from a sangoma […]

Mpumalanga police officer arrested & money recovered from sangoma after cash-in-transit heist

A Mpumalanga police officer was arrested and R30 000 recovered from a sangoma in connection with a cash-in-transit heist. Constable Zacharia Makgaolane Magopa appeared in the Vaalbank Magistrate’s Court on Thursday after he was arrested on Tuesday. He has allegedly been linked to a cash-in-transit heist that took place on Monday. “Three security guards were […]

Police officer to appear in court for medical aid fraud

A 58-year-old policeman is expected to appear in the Roodepoort Magistrate’s Court for fraud. According to police spokesperson Captain Ndivhuwo Mulamu, it is alleged that the lieutenant colonel attached to Protection and Security Services (PSS) at Marble Towers in Johannesburg, took a female friend to an optometrist for a consultation and prescribed spectacles in January […]

Police officer accused of murdering shop owner after he allegedly refused to pay protection money

A Western Cape police officer accused of murdering an Ethiopian shop owner after he allegedly refused to pay protection money has appeared in court. The 26-year-old constable, who is stationed at the Stellenbosch police station, as well as a 35-year-old alleged accomplice have been charged with murder and extortion. The pair were arrested on Friday. […]