Crime

JOBURG POLICE PROBE SHOOT-OUT BETWEEN SOWETO TAXI RIVALS

JOHANNESBURG – Police are on the scene of a shoot-out between two taxi rivals in Soweto on Thursday morning. It is understood that a taxi driver blocked another from passing

SABRIC ALARMED BY RISING LEVELS OF CASH-IN-TRANSIT HEISTS

JOHANNESBURG – The South African Banking Risk Information Centre (Sabric) says the number of cash-in-transit heists in the country this year are frightful, following two more such crimes on Tuesday.

‘WE WERE SITTING OUTSIDE: POLICE STARTED SHOOTING’ – SECURITY GUARDS

One of three security guards who were shot by police with rubber bullets has detailed how an ordinary day turned into a nightmare on Tuesday morning. James Mabudu‚ one of

10 PEOPLE DEAD IN LADYSMITH SHOOTING, CAR CRASH

A vehicle was ambushed and then lost control, crashing into an oncoming vehicle believed to be carrying teachers and pupils JOHANNESBURG – At least 10 people are dead after a

SUSPECT KILLED, COP WOUNDED AS KYALAMI MALL ON LOCKDOWN

JOHANNESBURG – At least one suspect has been shot dead and one policemen has been wounded in a shootout with suspected hijackers at Kyalami Corner in Midrand, north of Johannesburg,

HERE’S WHY HOME ROBBERIES AND HIJACKINGS ARE SOARING IN SOUTH AFRICA

Hijackings and house robberies — the crimes South Africans fear the most — have increased‚ along with murder. Police released the country’s annual crime statistics on Tuesday showing a rise

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FOUR ALLEGED BUSINESS ROBBERS ARRESTED, FIREARMS SEIZED IN DURBAN

The suspects’ vehicle was stolen from a business premise during a robbery in Lancers Road in the Durban CBD. Police in Durban arrested four alleged business robbers and seized three

18 YEARS JAIL TERM FOR MURDERING HIS OWN MOTHER

The Northern Cape Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Peter Shivuri, hailed the sentence and jail term handed down by the Northern Cape High Court. “The sentence will serve as a deterrent

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NIGERIAN ‘NOT KILLED BY SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE’

AN AUTOPSY report has revealed that the Nigerian man who was said to have been killed by police in Vanderbijlpark last week actually died from a drug overdose. This was

JOBURG MAYOR HERMAN MASHABA HEADING TO COURT OVER DEPORTATION OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

JOHANNESBURG – Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has told Eyewitness News that he’s going to court to force the deportation of undocumented foreigners in the city. Mashaba says that his lawyers