Crime

Meet Fayrooz Saleh, who was found with R9 million in her luggage

Meet Fayrooz Saleh, who was found with R9 million in her luggage

Meet Fayrooz Saleh, who was found with R9 million in her luggage
Man dishes out fruits to thank community for peaceful protest

Man dishes out fruits to thank community for peaceful protest

Leonard Daniels, a fruit vendor from the Factreton community of Cape Town, was impressed by a peaceful protest against crime and decided to dish out the fruits from his own stock to protesters. More on Briefly.

Man dishes out fruits to thank community for peaceful protest
Meet Njabulo Ndlovu, the man who was wrongfully jailed for 13 years

Meet Njabulo Ndlovu, the man who was wrongfully jailed for 13 years

Njabulo Ndlovu, the man who spent 13 years in prison for a crime he never committed has said he does not bear a grudge against anyone. He stressed that his focus is now on the future and rebuilding his life. More on Briefly.

Meet Njabulo Ndlovu, the man who was wrongfully jailed for 13 years
Meet Lawrence Kananji, the man who went viral for saving elderly woman

Meet Lawrence Kananji, the man who went viral for saving elderly woman

Lawrence Kananji, the petrol attendant who went viral for rescuing an elderly woman from armed thugs recently, has said he was not scared during the incident. He added that all he wanted to do was save the lady from injury.

Meet Lawrence Kananji, the man who went viral for saving elderly woman
No bail for dad who refuses to reveal where kidnapped toddler is

No bail for dad who refuses to reveal where kidnapped toddler is

A court in Harrismith, Free State, has rejected a bail application from a father who reportedly refuses to reveal the whereabouts of his three-year-old son. The dad, Nantes Nortjé, faces charges of kidnapping his own son.

No bail for dad who refuses to reveal where kidnapped toddler is
Petrol attendant puts his life at risk, saves elderly lady from thugs

Petrol attendant puts his life at risk, saves elderly lady from thugs

Lawrence, a petrol attendant, was walking along a street in Milnerton, Cape Town, recently when he saw armed thugs mugging an elderly lady. He heroically scared off the muggers and saved the woman from further attacks.

Petrol attendant puts his life at risk, saves elderly lady from thugs
Government is failing us...not white, black, coloured or Indian, all of us

Government is failing us...not white, black, coloured or Indian, all of us

Dear SA, my beloved, beautiful country, when the rubbish of this country are done taking, and when there is nothing or no-one left to take from, remember the day I wrote this, asking you: When will enough be enough?

Government is failing us...not white, black, coloured or Indian, all of us
Father and son hailed as heroes after foiling armed robbery in Durban

Father and son hailed as heroes after foiling armed robbery in Durban

A father and his son in the Wentworth area of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, have been hailed as heroes after they foiled an armed robbery. They bravely pursued suspects who had robbed them and managed to apprehend two.

Father and son hailed as heroes after foiling armed robbery in Durban
Police intercept Zimbabwe-bound stolen vehicle covered in snacks

Police intercept Zimbabwe-bound stolen vehicle covered in snacks

In an incident that has left South Africans on social media shook, police have intercepted a suspected stolen bakkie that was covered in snacks and apparently headed for neighbouring Zimbabwe. Read about it on Briefly.

Police intercept Zimbabwe-bound stolen vehicle covered in snacks
Hero saves life of cyclist who had been shot twice in robbery

Hero saves life of cyclist who had been shot twice in robbery

Jon-Jon Pietersen, an avid biker in Krugersdorp, Gauteng, recently saved the life of a cyclist who had been shot twice during an apparent robbery. Social media users praised Jon-Jon for his heroism. Read more on Briefly.

Hero saves life of cyclist who had been shot twice in robbery
Heroic off-duty policewoman chases down thugs in her private car

Heroic off-duty policewoman chases down thugs in her private car

Nkele Mbatha, a policewoman stationed in Alexandra, Gauteng, was driving home after her shift recently when she noticed a suspicious-looking car being driven recklessly. She gave chase and recovered stolen items.

Heroic off-duty policewoman chases down thugs in her private car
Community rallies to buy car for mom who lost daughter in robbery

Community rallies to buy car for mom who lost daughter in robbery

Audrey Barrett, from Johannesburg in Gauteng, lost her daughter during an armed robbery at her home recently. Hot 91.9 highlighted her story and listeners teamed up to buy her a car so she can get to work more easily.

Community rallies to buy car for mom who lost daughter in robbery
AfriForum private prosecution unit to prosecute Thandi Modise for animal cruelty

AfriForum private prosecution unit to prosecute Thandi Modise for animal cruelty

AfriForum’s private prosecutions unit led by Advocate Gerrie Nel announced on Thursday that it intends to privately prosecute the Speaker of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) Thandi Modise on charges of animal cruelty.

AfriForum private prosecution unit to prosecute Thandi Modise for animal cruelty
Hawks have targeted the man they believe is the cash in transit mastermind

Hawks have targeted the man they believe is the cash in transit mastermind

With as many as 178 cash in transit heists this year alone the Hawks have been scrambling to identify them man behind the spate of robberies. They have identified one man they believe is behind at least 23 of the robberies.

Hawks have targeted the man they believe is the cash in transit mastermind
Ace Magashule’s brother and daughter score in R300m Free State roads contract

Ace Magashule’s brother and daughter score in R300m Free State roads contract

ANC secretary-general and former Free State premier Ace Magashule could soon be embroiled in yet another tender scandal. Fresh allegations have emerged which claim his daughter and brother benefited from being connected.

Ace Magashule’s brother and daughter score in R300m Free State roads contract
Pastor allegedly dupes followers out of hundreds of thousands of Rands

Pastor allegedly dupes followers out of hundreds of thousands of Rands

Several clients of pastor Gideon Banda, who doubles up as a carpenter, claim that he has failed to install kitchen units at their homes despite paying him hundreds of thousands of Rands. Banda has however said he's not a crook.

Pastor allegedly dupes followers out of hundreds of thousands of Rands
Funny robbery: Man robs store using curry powder but can’t get away

Funny robbery: Man robs store using curry powder but can’t get away

A 34-year-old alleged thief in the Northern Cape failed to come up with a proper getaway plan after robbing a store using curry powder. Police arrested him at a hiking spot where he was hoping to catch a lift from the scene.

Funny robbery: Man robs store using curry powder but can’t get away
Police Minister happy and impressed with latest cash-in-transit arrests

Police Minister happy and impressed with latest cash-in-transit arrests

Police officers have arrested another six suspects in connection with cash-in-transit heists. The Police Ministry did not release any additional details surrounding the arrests due to the investigation still being ‘sensitive’.

Police Minister happy and impressed with latest cash-in-transit arrests
OR Tambo custom officers turn down R400k bribe from passenger

OR Tambo custom officers turn down R400k bribe from passenger

A passenger destined for Dubai raised the suspicions of the customs officers at OR Tambo airport and was removed from his flight for questioning. While being escorted to the questioning area the passenger offered a bribe.

OR Tambo custom officers turn down R400k bribe from passenger
Sakina Kamwendo sympathises with dad who accidentally shot his son

Sakina Kamwendo sympathises with dad who accidentally shot his son

TV and radio host Sakina Kamwendo has extended her sympathies to the dad who mistakenly shot his son when he thought he was being hijacked. Sakina pointed to her own loss and said she understood the family's pain.

Sakina Kamwendo sympathises with dad who accidentally shot his son
Sitole plans to tackle crime and corruption by improving the police force

Sitole plans to tackle crime and corruption by improving the police force

Sitole has announced a new strategy to bring down the crime rate on the 4th of June. Arrests have been made and corrupt police are being weeded out. His plan also involves less desk work and a more active street presence.

Sitole plans to tackle crime and corruption by improving the police force
Victim plays dumb and catches con man at his own game

Victim plays dumb and catches con man at his own game

An alleged fraudster met his match last week when he was outsmarted by a Bonteheuwel woman who trapped him in a house and got him arrested. She played him at his own game and made sure that justice was served by his arrest.

Victim plays dumb and catches con man at his own game
Family reminisce on their last moments with Sadia Sukhraj

Family reminisce on their last moments with Sadia Sukhraj

Sadia is believed to have been shot by hijackers during a botched hijacking in which her father shot back at the hijackers. Her family has taken time to express their last moments spent with her and appreciate the special moments.

Family reminisce on their last moments with Sadia Sukhraj
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