Crime

Police rescue kidnapped 13-year-old, arrest two suspects

Two suspects are behind bars following the kidnapping of a 13-year-old boy in Inanda on Wednesday. It is alleged that the victim, who was on...

Stellenbosch University rape accused granted R1 000 bail

The rape accused male student from Stellenbosch University was on Thursday granted R1 000 bail. His case was postponed to June 29 for further...

Alleged rapist at Stellenbosch University arrested

Following the racist incident that  gripped the University of Stellenbosch (SU) this week, it came to light that a rape also took place at...

Internal investigation launched on the death of grade 1 pupil

An internal investigation has been launched after a seven-year-old grade 1 pupil at Baweze Primary School in Ekangala was killed after being run over...

Court hears more testimony into the murder of Tazne van Wyk

The murder trial of eight-year-old Tazne van Wyk, who was brutally raped and killed in 2020, resumed at the Western Cape High Court on...

Joint police operation nets suspected copper cables’ thieves

A joint operation by the police in Primrose and the Ekurhuleni district task team this week netted four men for being in possession of...

Five suspects appear in court for cash-in-transit robberies 

A group of five men appeared at the Mdantsane regional court on Wednesday to answer to charges of cash-in-transit robberies. Provincial police head Major-General Mboiki...

Corrupt City of Ekurhuleni tenderpreneurs sent to jail for fraud

The Pretoria Specialised Commercial Crimes Court on Wednesday sentenced two City of Ekurhuleni officials and a businessman for tender corruption. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA)...

Justice for 11-year-old who got paid R8 to watch porn and...

An 11-year-old girl was paid R8 to watch porn by her uncle before he raped her in September 2018. On Monday this week, the 35-year-old...

‘Murderer’ of Tazne van Wyk pleads not guilty to 2020 gruesome...

Moehydien Pangaker, accused of the 2020 rape and murder of eight-year-old Tazne van Wyk, on Wednesday pleaded not guilty at the Western Cape High...

Notorious fugitive nabbed after gruesome murder of young woman

A fugitive who has been on the run for two months after he murdered a young woman in full view of patrons is in...

Health MEC applauds police following arrest of security guard

Mpumalanga health MEC Sasekani Manzini has applauded the police for apprehending a suspect found in possession of stolen medical supplies. On Tuesday, the police informed...

Jealous 30-year-old Free State man kills ex-girlfriend and her son

Gender-based violence is another pandemic that is affecting South Africans, especially women and children. This after a 30-year-old man was arrested following the murder of...

Middle-aged man charged with extortion following online dating scam

Police have once again warned of the dangers of online dating, saying scammers always lurk in this realm. This after a 54-year-old man appeared at...

Ndwayana makes U-turn, lays criminal charges against Du Toit

Babalo Ndwayana has made a sharp U-turn and decided to lay criminal charges against his roommate's friend who urinated on his belongings at the...

Eskom welcomes harsh sentencing of cable thieves

The law is clamping down on cable thieves who continue to sabotage Eskom's efforts to power the nation. In a statement on Tuesday, the power...
Former president Jacob Zuma Photo Thulani Mbele

Zuma, Thales corruption trial postponed to August

The high court in Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday postponed former president Jacob Zuma's corruption trial to August 15 as the former statesman awaits the outcome...

Free State tycoon convicted for R1.4-million tax evasion

A Free State tycoon was on Monday sentenced to eight years behind bars suspended for five years for contravening the Tax Administration Act after...

Bangladeshi national nabbed while escaping with fake passport

A Bangladeshi national was on Friday arrested at the OR Tambo International Airport while trying to leave the country using a fraudulent SA passport. This...

Suspects in fake passport syndicate out on R2 000 bail

The magistrate’s court in Krugersdorp has granted R2 000 bail to 26 of the 27 people arrested for allegedly being a part of a...

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