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.
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’.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe reportedly said on Saturday that police have acted on a tip off from a member of the community about the house in the village where explosives were believed to be stored.
Political killings in KwaZulu-Natal were brought into sharp focus for the parliament’s select committee on security and justice who were informed of the arrest of KZN mayor in connection with an alleged plan to murder.
Various support groups and women’s rights groups have reached out to and provided various forms of assistance to ANC Member of Parliament Mduduzi Manana’s former domestic worker Christine Wiro. She accused Manana of assault.
The SAPS Public Order unit from Lavender Hill arrested two men in Hillview, Lavender Hill outside of Cape Town for being in possession of 8 990 mandrax tablets
Briefly SA would like to encourage its readers to be careful when dealing with criminals and to contact the police and their security companies for assistance.
A record sentence of 23 years behind bars was handed down to father and son abalone smugglers, George and Sean Kruger in the Khayelitsha Priority Crimes Court.
Police have arrested a fourth suspect, a 26-year-old man, in Cloetesville in connection with the murder of Stellenbosch University student, Hannah Cornelius.
Janusz Walus the man who was co-convicted for killing the South African Communist Party (SACP) leader Chris Hani at his home in Boksburg, Johannesburg
Police managed to arrest three men, who they believed were part of a group of men who targeted business people at the O.R Tambo International Airport.
We share some tips on how not to become a victim of human trafficking in light of the many crimes that have been committed against woman and children.
A man was rescued in Kimberley after he was kidnapped by four men and forced to make several withdrawals from his accounts. His abductors are still on the run.
A Western Cape businessman, who was arrested on charges of attempted murder, has been released on R2000 bail. He will appear in court again on 20 June.
The Police Minister has visited many communities that have been riddled with crime recently and has called for stronger laws to protect women and children.