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Update: Metro cops arrest taxi driver who got schooled by biker

Update: Metro cops arrest taxi driver who got schooled by biker

Update: Metro cops arrest taxi driver who got schooled by biker
Heartbreaking video shows elderly couple hijacked at gunpoint at petrol station

Heartbreaking video shows elderly couple hijacked at gunpoint at petrol station

A video was shared on social media, which showed an elderly couple getting hijacked at a petrol station by an armed man. Briefly.co.za learned the incident took place on Saturday at a gas station in Mokopane, Limpopo.

Heartbreaking video shows elderly couple hijacked at gunpoint at petrol station
We’ve been waiting: SA grows sick and tired, calls for crime to fall

We’ve been waiting: SA grows sick and tired, calls for crime to fall

Crime is a very real problem in SA. More and more communities are making their voices heard by protesting over crime and a lack of police presence. When a tweep shared photos of rookie cops, his tweet got mixed reactions.

We’ve been waiting: SA grows sick and tired, calls for crime to fall
Video shows on-duty SA cop allegedly hijacking couple at gunpoint

Video shows on-duty SA cop allegedly hijacking couple at gunpoint

A video surfaced on social media recently which showed a police officer allegedly hijacking a couple at gunpoint while on duty. The incident reportedly took place at Balfour on the R23 in Mpumalanga on Saturday night.

Video shows on-duty SA cop allegedly hijacking couple at gunpoint
Video of failed smash and grab goes viral: 'I want a relationship as strong as that window'

Video of failed smash and grab goes viral: 'I want a relationship as strong as that window'

A video has gone viral on social media, which showed a failed smash and grab in Johannesburg on Wednesday. The video sparked quite the reaction on social media, and a tweep said he wanted a relationship as strong as that window.

Video of failed smash and grab goes viral: 'I want a relationship as strong as that window'
SA man released from prison after he was wrongfully jailed for 12 years

SA man released from prison after he was wrongfully jailed for 12 years

In 2006, a man was arrested and sentenced to life in prison for a murder, which he maintained he did not commit. This year, after 12 years in jail, the Supreme Court of Appeal ruled he must be released immediately.

SA man released from prison after he was wrongfully jailed for 12 years
Another brazen robbery in daylight leaves tweeps fuming

Another brazen robbery in daylight leaves tweeps fuming

A video has gone viral on social media, which showed another brazen robbery in broad daylight in Sebokeng. The footage was shared on Twitter on Tuesday by Yusuf Abramjee and it sparked quite the debate among social media users.

Another brazen robbery in daylight leaves tweeps fuming
Hit and run in KZN has tweeps fuming: "This taxi belongs to a Crime Lord"

Hit and run in KZN has tweeps fuming: "This taxi belongs to a Crime Lord"

Social media users were left enraged after video footage of a hit and run in KwaZulu-Natal emerged on Twitter on Tuesday. According to one tweep, the taxi, which was seen running over a man, belonged to a drug lord.

Hit and run in KZN has tweeps fuming: "This taxi belongs to a Crime Lord"
Cops hailed as heroes after foiling CIT heist. Cash and weapons seized

Cops hailed as heroes after foiling CIT heist. Cash and weapons seized

Social media users praised the South African Police Force after they foiled a CIT heist and seized money and guns in the Eastern Cape. Briefly.co.za decided to take a look at some of the reactions the photos received.

Cops hailed as heroes after foiling CIT heist. Cash and weapons seized
Video shows it takes armed robbers 30 seconds to steal from an unsuspecting motorist

Video shows it takes armed robbers 30 seconds to steal from an unsuspecting motorist

A video has gone viral on social media, which showed it takes 30 seconds for armed robbers to loot an unsuspecting motorist's car. The video was shared on Multimedia LIVE's YouTube page and it gathered almost 40 000 views.

Video shows it takes armed robbers 30 seconds to steal from an unsuspecting motorist
8 cut-throat reactions to the alleged #DrosRapist's court appearance

8 cut-throat reactions to the alleged #DrosRapist's court appearance

On Tuesday, the alleged #DrosRapist appeared in the Pretoria Magistrate Court to stand accused for the sexual abuse of a six-year-old little girl. The news of Nicholas Ninow's trial sparked a massive reaction on Twitter.

8 cut-throat reactions to the alleged #DrosRapist's court appearance
Dros sexual assault suspect named: What is known about him?

Dros sexual assault suspect named: What is known about him?

The name of the man, who stands accuse of the sexual assault of the little girl at Dros, has been made public after his court appearance on Tuesday. According to reports, the alleged rapist is known as Nicholas Ninow.

Dros sexual assault suspect named: What is known about him?
Rubber bullets, tear gas and an injured madala: 6 shock scenes of the #WestburyShutdown

Rubber bullets, tear gas and an injured madala: 6 shock scenes of the #WestburyShutdown

Residents of Westbury in Johannesburg continued with their protests on Monday and things got out of hand. Footage showed police were forced to use non-lethal weapons to disperse the #WestburyShutDown protesters.

Rubber bullets, tear gas and an injured madala: 6 shock scenes of the #WestburyShutdown
Kidnapped woman, 20, found 1000km away from her home after 2 weeks

Kidnapped woman, 20, found 1000km away from her home after 2 weeks

The family of 20-year-old Anathi Sikhafungane, who was kidnapped two weeks ago, was left baffled after she was found over 1000 km away. According to reports, her family received a chilling message before she was found.

Kidnapped woman, 20, found 1000km away from her home after 2 weeks
Cape Town faces shutdown on Tuesday as communities protest crime and poverty

Cape Town faces shutdown on Tuesday as communities protest crime and poverty

On Tuesday, frustrated and angry members of several communities in the greater Cape Town metro have embarked on protest action. The protesters have gathered under the banner of The Western Cape Total Shutdown (WCTS) movement.

Cape Town faces shutdown on Tuesday as communities protest crime and poverty
Cops fired for calling boss 'mlungu'; he got slap on wrist for using k-word

Cops fired for calling boss 'mlungu'; he got slap on wrist for using k-word

Three police officers were allegedly discriminated against and unfairly dismissed. One officer is accused of calling his captain an 'mlungu' while the others allegedly made false statements. The captain allegedly used the k-word.

Cops fired for calling boss 'mlungu'; he got slap on wrist for using k-word
From plenty crimes to zero, how Jozi car guards are making intersections safer

From plenty crimes to zero, how Jozi car guards are making intersections safer

Car guards in Johannesburg have partnered up with a local radio station to form a 'hot squad'. According to reports, the Hot Squad project was launched in September and consists of a team of expertly trained guards.

From plenty crimes to zero, how Jozi car guards are making intersections safer
SAPS say notice stating that carrying 3kg of dagga is legal is fake

SAPS say notice stating that carrying 3kg of dagga is legal is fake

The SAPS informed the public that a document, claiming that people can carry up to 3kg dagga without being arrested, is fake. The document has been widely shared on social media since the recent ruling that smoking dagga is legal.

SAPS say notice stating that carrying 3kg of dagga is legal is fake
Video shows motorist ramming into school kids, who were blocking the road

Video shows motorist ramming into school kids, who were blocking the road

A video has taken social media by storm which showed a motorist losing his cool and driving into a crowd of kids. According to reports, the incident took place pupils outside Allen Glen High School in Roodepoort earlier this week.

Video shows motorist ramming into school kids, who were blocking the road
Woman shares photo of her injuries after she said no to a man

Woman shares photo of her injuries after she said no to a man

A woman took to social media to share a photograph of her injured face. According to the lady, she fought back after a man failed to understand what 'no' means. "I rather die than to be the next victim," she wrote on Twitter.

Woman shares photo of her injuries after she said no to a man
Commuters go on massive rampage in Durban after train arrives 10 minutes late

Commuters go on massive rampage in Durban after train arrives 10 minutes late

On Friday, a video was posted on social media, which showed commuters losing their cool and completely looting a train station after the train arrived 10 minutes late. The footage was share don Twitter by Yusuf Abramjee.

Commuters go on massive rampage in Durban after train arrives 10 minutes late
Should teachers who die in the line of duty also get a state funeral?

Should teachers who die in the line of duty also get a state funeral?

A teacher was recently stabbed to death by a pupil over food. This has led to a man asking on Twitter whether teachers, who die in the line of duty, also deserve state funerals. Many felt the man had a good point.

Should teachers who die in the line of duty also get a state funeral?
Viral video shows young men standing on the roof of a moving bus

Viral video shows young men standing on the roof of a moving bus

A video has gone viral on social media which showed young men standing on the roof of a moving bus. According to tweeps, the video was filmed in Durban on the KwaMashu highway. Briefly took a look at some of the reactions.

Viral video shows young men standing on the roof of a moving bus
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