21-year-old suspect arrested for murders of 5 Free State family members

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the gruesome murders of five family members in Namahadi, Qwaqwa, on Sunday. An 11-month-old baby was also hit with a knobkerrie during the incident, but he survived the attack. The suspect was arrested on Wednesday at about 19.30 in Mphatlalatsane, Qwaqwa. Colonel Thandi Mbambo, Free State […]

Suspect arrested for Lenasia taxi rank shooting

A suspect has been arrested following a shooting incident at the Lenasia taxi rank on Saturday. When police arrived on the scene, they spotted the suspect, who then started running. He was cornered and arrested. The suspect was found with an AK-47 rifle and a 9-millimetre pistol and ammunition. Police say they are profiling the […]

4th suspect arrested in connection with online dating scam

A fourth suspect has been arrested in connection with an online dating scam spanning the Eastern Cape, Cape Town, and the rural town of Caledon. The Hawks said that the 30-year-old woman was apprehended this week and was due to appear in court in Caledon on Tuesday. She joins three co-accused charged with defrauding a […]

Suspect to appear in court for Khune’s murder

A 17-year-old teenager is expected to appear in the Ventersdorp Magistrates Court today in connection with the murder of Mapula Khune, soccer star Itumeleng Khune’s sister. The body of 27-year-old Khune was found badly burnt in the backroom of her grandparents’ house in Ventersdorp, North West, last week. Colonel Adele Myburgh said a teenager was […]

Cops hunt for injured suspect after he escapes through window of Mpumalanga hospital

Mpumalanga police are on the hunt for a man who is believed to be armed, after he escaped from custody over the weekend. The 37-year-old man escaped in the early hours of Saturday, while he was under police guard at a hospital. Police warned that he might be armed and that approaching him could be […]

8 Gauteng cops arrested after suspect dies in custody

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) said it arrested eight members of the SAPS on Monday for allegedly murdering a suspect in police custody. Ipid national spokesperson Ndileka Cola said the detainees had been arrested for being in possession of an unlicensed firearm and dagga. “It is alleged that on 23 February, 2021 around 9pm […]

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 […]

Suspect arrested after Bellville fatal shootings

Police have made an arrest following more fatal taxi violence in Bellville in the Western Cape. Three people were shot dead and another was wounded in a shooting at the intersection of Voortrekker and Charl Malan roads on Tuesday. This comes as authorities try to address the ongoing taxi conflict that claimed 116 lives in […]

Suspect to appear in court for murder of Wellington mom

A man is expected to appear in the Wellington Magistrates Court in the Western Cape on Monday after he allegedly murdered a woman. The 35-year-old woman was found dead inside her home on Thursday evening. It’s believed that her four-month-old baby was found next to her body and that the woman’s throat was slit with […]