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Community rallies to ensure safe return of young girl who went missing

Community rallies to ensure safe return of young girl who went missing

Community rallies to ensure safe return of young girl who went missing
Driver bumps into another car at petrol station and causes a fight

Driver bumps into another car at petrol station and causes a fight

CCTV footage shows the unsettling moment a man physically assaulted a driver who had bumped into his car. Social media users felt that the assault was unjustified, no matter how provoked the car's owner felt. More on Briefly.

Driver bumps into another car at petrol station and causes a fight
4 Mzansi attempted hijackings in 2018 that failed spectacularly

4 Mzansi attempted hijackings in 2018 that failed spectacularly

In 2018, several hijackings were caught on video going spectacularly wrong. Briefly.co.za lists four attempted hijackings that left the criminals with absolutely nothing to show for it. Watch the videos on Briefly.co.za.

4 Mzansi attempted hijackings in 2018 that failed spectacularly
Ex-gangster Simphiwe Thunzi turned his life around after prison stint

Ex-gangster Simphiwe Thunzi turned his life around after prison stint

A former gangster and convicted criminal from Cape Town has shared how he got his life back on track. Simphiwe Thunzi was introduced to a life of crime as a teenager because he "wanted to fit in." More on Briefly.

Ex-gangster Simphiwe Thunzi turned his life around after prison stint
Viral video shows another child being used to steal in Durban

Viral video shows another child being used to steal in Durban

CCTV footage showing two women apparently using a young boy to steal from a salon has gone viral. South Africa Live shared the video on its Facebook page. The incident reportedly happened in Chatsworth, Durban.

Viral video shows another child being used to steal in Durban
SAPS hosts Christmas party for children of deceased officers

SAPS hosts Christmas party for children of deceased officers

The South African Police Service (SAPS) hosted a Christmas party yesterday for children of officers who died in the line of duty in the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 financial years. The kids enjoyed fun activities like face painting.

SAPS hosts Christmas party for children of deceased officers
Joburg woman shares horrifying experience at the hands of Uber driver

Joburg woman shares horrifying experience at the hands of Uber driver

Alexandra Sparrow said she took an Uber home from a work-related function and sat on the front next to the driver. He was initially nice, but things soon turned bad when the driver tried to strangle her. More on Briefly.co.za.

Joburg woman shares horrifying experience at the hands of Uber driver
Court awards Prophet Mboro R100,000 compensation for wrongful arrest

Court awards Prophet Mboro R100,000 compensation for wrongful arrest

Prophet Paseka "Mboro" Motsoeneng has won the lawsuit he filed against the police in 2014 for unlawful arrest and detention. The South Gauteng High Court ordered the police on Tuesday to pay him R100,000 plus 15.5% interest.

Court awards Prophet Mboro R100,000 compensation for wrongful arrest
Family caught on video brazenly stealing handbag at a Spur restaurant

Family caught on video brazenly stealing handbag at a Spur restaurant

CCTV footage captured the moment a group of four people stole a handbag at a Spur restaurant in Tiger Valley, Cape Town. The slick operation involved a young boy. The owner has appealed for help in recovering the handbag.

Family caught on video brazenly stealing handbag at a Spur restaurant
Prophet Mboro: White man threatened to kill me in racial altercation

Prophet Mboro: White man threatened to kill me in racial altercation

Prophet Paseka "Mboro" Motsoeneng claimed recently that a white man threatened to kill him. The incident happened at a petrol station in Alberton, Gauteng, and police arrested the man and arraigned him in court.

Prophet Mboro: White man threatened to kill me in racial altercation
Video of beautiful woman stealing tableware at event goes viral

Video of beautiful woman stealing tableware at event goes viral

A video showing a woman apparently stealing tableware at a public event has gone viral on social media. The woman is seen in the video calmly putting glasses and cutlery in her handbag. See more on Briefly.co.za.

Video of beautiful woman stealing tableware at event goes viral
Criminals caught on video stealing number plates from parked car

Criminals caught on video stealing number plates from parked car

Two criminals were caught on video brazenly stealing a parked car's number plates in broad daylight. Intelligence Bureau SA, an investigative network, shared the CCTV footage on its Facebook page. More on Briefly.

Criminals caught on video stealing number plates from parked car
Luxury behind bars: Inmate boasts R13K Louis Vuitton and Gucci shoes

Luxury behind bars: Inmate boasts R13K Louis Vuitton and Gucci shoes

Tebogo Makena, a prison inmate, is seen in a viral video showing off his luxury items, including Louis Vuitton clothes and Gucci shoes. He showed off an invoice of R13,000 apparently from a Louis Vuitton shop in Sandton.

Luxury behind bars: Inmate boasts R13K Louis Vuitton and Gucci shoes
Dramatic video of #GlobalCitizen crime chaos emerges on social media

Dramatic video of #GlobalCitizen crime chaos emerges on social media

CCTV footage showing part of the crime spree that unfolded after the Global Citizen Festival on Sunday has surfaced. It shows several incidents of muggings and moments of panic in the crowd at Sasol garage near FNB stadium.

Dramatic video of #GlobalCitizen crime chaos emerges on social media
Cop slaps woman’s phone from her hand in police station altercation

Cop slaps woman’s phone from her hand in police station altercation

A dramatic video shows a police officer at Honeydew police station in Johannesburg slapping a phone from a woman's hand. The woman in question, Ruth Du Toit, shared the video on her Facebook page recently. More on Briefly.

Cop slaps woman’s phone from her hand in police station altercation
Tweeps share chaotic scenes of muggings after Global Citizen Festival

Tweeps share chaotic scenes of muggings after Global Citizen Festival

Witnesses took to social media to share how chaotic mugging scenes unfolded at a Sasol garage outside FNB stadium after the Global Citizen Festival ended. Many revellers were waiting at the garage for transport to get home.

Tweeps share chaotic scenes of muggings after Global Citizen Festival
Video shows wrench-wielding man threatening family in road-rage clash

Video shows wrench-wielding man threatening family in road-rage clash

A dramatic road-rage video shows the moment an enraged man threatened a father and his seven-year-old daughter with a wrench. It remains unclear what sparked the confrontation and where it took place. More on Briefly.

Video shows wrench-wielding man threatening family in road-rage clash
John Block, convicted former ANC NC chair, to begin his 15 year prison sentence

John Block, convicted former ANC NC chair, to begin his 15 year prison sentence

John Block, former ANC member and chairperson of the Northern Cape ANC branch, has begun his 15 year prison sentence for corruption and money laundering, EWN reports. ANC, John Block, Corruption, Conviction, Constitutional Court

John Block, convicted former ANC NC chair, to begin his 15 year prison sentence
Woman captured on video stealing SABC equipment at Zondo Commission

Woman captured on video stealing SABC equipment at Zondo Commission

CCTV footage captured a middle-aged woman apparently stealing SABC TV equipment from the ongoing State Capture Commission of Inquiry in Parktown, Johannesburg. Find out more about the incident on Briefly.co.za.

Woman captured on video stealing SABC equipment at Zondo Commission
Reason to smile again: Man who lost teeth in mugging gets help

Reason to smile again: Man who lost teeth in mugging gets help

A young man in Johannesburg who lost his front teeth in a violent mugging recently has a reason to smile again. Well-wishers fundraised for the man, named Elvis, to get brand new dentures. More on Briefly.co.za.

Reason to smile again: Man who lost teeth in mugging gets help
South Africans praise cops for foiling cash-in-transit heist in Qwaqwa

South Africans praise cops for foiling cash-in-transit heist in Qwaqwa

South Africans on Twitter have applauded the Hawks and SAPS for foiling an attempted cash-in-transit heist between Bethlehem and Qwaqwa in the Free State province recently. Find out more about it on Briefly.co.za.

South Africans praise cops for foiling cash-in-transit heist in Qwaqwa
Video shows alleged foreign nationals attacking cops in Joburg

Video shows alleged foreign nationals attacking cops in Joburg

A viral video shows a confrontation between police and alleged foreign nationals in Johannesburg's CBD on 22 November, 2018. Police were reportedly closing down shops selling fake-branded clothing, sparking the confrontation.

Video shows alleged foreign nationals attacking cops in Joburg
Video shows another brazen robbery in broad daylight by armed suspects

Video shows another brazen robbery in broad daylight by armed suspects

A viral video shows a group of heavily armed suspects robbing a motorcyclist in broad daylight along a busy road in Edenvale, Johannesburg. They reportedly made off with the man's jewellery and cash. More on Briefly.co.za.

Video shows another brazen robbery in broad daylight by armed suspects
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