106 extortion cases opened in CT since January, says Bheki Cele

Police Minister Bheki Cele on Thursday said 106 extortion cases had been opened in Cape Town since January. Concerns around extortion across communities grew last year and an extortion priority committee was established. It includes the police, the Western Cape Department of Community Safety, and the City of Cape Town. Cele said when concern was […]

Joy for Isibaya actress Zinhle Mabena as court throws out 2 cases opened by her Husband against her

Isibaya actress Zinhle Mabena appeared in the Pretoria Magistrates Court on Tuesday, 16 March. Mabena was present for three cases that her estranged husband Robert Ngwenya filed against her. The cases of theft and malicious damage to property were thrown out, while the case of assault is pending. Mabena’s lawyer Joshua Shapiro confirmed to the […]

Lavender Hill police launch manhunt for gunmen who opened fire on 2 children

Authorities in Lavender Hill have launched a manhunt for the gunmen who opened fire on two children this week. A four-year-old boy is recovering in hospital after he was struck by a stray bullet in St. Montague Village on Monday, while a 17-year-old boy was shot dead. The Steenberg Community Policing Forum said residents were […]

Case opened against police officers accused of stealing booze

They’re meant to uphold the law but now police officers in Garsfontein, Pretoria are accused of stealing alcohol from a restaurant. AfriForum has opened a case of theft and corruption against the SAPS. In January this year, police officers arrested Hennie’s Sports bar manager, Atrayo Nolte, and seized R112,000 worth of alcohol from the premises. […]

Lasizwe explains why he opened up on split with his new boyfriend

Lasizwe’s relationship might actually be the shortest relationship in celebs history as it was revealed on Monday that all his crying over his new Bae might have been for nothing. We first saw the YouTuber crying over the weekend when he had to say goodbye to his new boyfriend, then we saw him going through […]

Shock as rape case against DJ Fresh & DJ Euphonik dropped without the woman who opened it knowing

Despite being the one who initially lodged the case, the woman who recently pressed charges against DJs Fresh (Thato Sikwane) and Euphonik (Themba Nkosi) was not formally informed of the outcome of her case. However, the accused were offered this courtesy. This is according to the non-profit organization Women Inspired Solutions for Empowerment (Wise). The […]

2 more sluice gates opened in Vaal Dam

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) will today open two more sluice gates at the Vaal Dam to release water. This is in addition to the three gates opened on Thursday. “The initial analysis indicated that there was a need for the opening of three gates but the possibility existed that it could be […]

Case of malicious damage opened against NMB mayor for allegedly demolishing beachfront braai stands

A case of malicious damage to municipal property has been opened against Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Nqaba Bhanga after the municipality demolished beachfront braai stands on Friday to deter beachgoers and prevent Covid-19 spread. The case was opened at the Humewood police station on Wednesday by Patriotic Alliance councillor Marlon Daniels. This was confirmed by […]

Hawks raid Lekwa Municipality after tender fraud case opened

The Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Investigation unit descended on the Lekwa Municipality in Standerton in Mpumalanga on Friday, searching for documents as part of an investigation into alleged tender fraud. Hawks spokesperson Captain Lucy Sekgotodi confirmed just before 12:15 on Friday that officers were on site at the municipal offices carrying out a search and […]

Inquest docket opened after man jumped off Hartbeespoort Dam

An inquest docket has been opened after a man jumped off the Hartbeespoort Dam in the North West. The 46-year-old’s body was found on rocks below the dam near the tunnel on Saturday. The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are yet to be determined. The police’s Adel Myburg said: “At this stage, I can confirm […]