Articles containing the tag ‘police
    By Staff Writer On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

    Foul Play and Pseudocide Suspected as Bosasa Boss Gavin Watson Dies in Car Accident

    There have been suspicions of foul play and pseudocide following the car accident that claimed the life of controversial Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson. Watson died on Monday morning near OR Tambo airport after he los... Read more »
    By Staff Writer On Monday, July 29th, 2019

    Sadness as Sam Meyiwa Dies Without Closure on Son’s Death

    On Monday, July 29, 2019, South Africans woke up to the shocking and sad news of the death of Samuel Meyiwa (66), the father of slain Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa. It is reported th... Read more »
    By Cindy Trillo On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

    DUI Cases In South Africa Rocket By 15%, But Are Women To Blame?

    The South African Police Service (SAPS) have just revealed their 2017/2018 annual crime statistics and one alarming figure stands out. The number of drivers arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and... Read more »
    By Staff Writer On Sunday, July 22nd, 2018

    Eleven People Killed in Taxi-violence-linked Shooting in Colenso, KZN

    KZN – Eleven people were killed on the R74 in Colenso on Saturday night in a shooting that has been linked to taxi violence. It is reported that the victims, who are said to be affiliated to the Ivory Par... Read more »
    By Staff Writer On Sunday, February 25th, 2018

    Three Brothers Among Seven eNgcobo Suspects Killed in Police Shootout

    On Friday night at Nyanga village near eNgcobo, Eastern Cape, seven suspects linked to the eNgcobo police station massacre were shot dead in a gunfight with a special task force that was assembled to hunt down ... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

    Body of a Child Found in the Juskei River

    As the search continued for three year old Everite Chauke, who was swept away by the flash floods into the Juskei river, it was confirmed by police that the body of a child had been found in the river on Tuesda... Read more »
    By Staff Writer On Monday, November 30th, 2015

    19 Die in Collision Between Taxi and Truck

    Nineteen people died when a taxi they were travelling in collided with a truck on the R28 in Westonaria, Gauteng on Sunday afternoon. According to preliminary reports, the collision occurred after a tyre of the... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, October 19th, 2015

    Regional Organiser for Political Party Alleged With Murder

    A 45-year-old murder suspect who was working as a regional organiser for a political party was arrested at a community meeting on Saturday and will soon appear in the Durban Magistrate’s Court, the police sai... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

    Paul Kruger’s Statue Spoiled with Green Paint Again

    On Tuesday some of the Tshwane Metro Police were at the Church Square, where the bronze sculpture of Paul Kruger, the Boer political and military leader and President of  the Republic of South Africa from 1883... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

    Four in Court for Fraud

    Police said four men were expected to make their second court appearance for fraud in the Colenso Magistrate’s Court in Kwazulu-Natal on Thursday. Major Thulani Zwane, the police spokesperson, said 20-year-ol... Read more »