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  • New method of smuggling cigarettes into South Africa busted

    The longer cigarettes remain off of supermarket shelves, the more the illegal market benefits. Illicit sales of banned tobacco products have soared during lockdown, and...

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    The longer cigarettes remain off of supermarket shelves, the more the illegal market benefits. Illicit sales of banned tobacco products have soared during lockdown, and the boom in business has made criminal activity very profitable for those involved. Well, the ones who don’t get caught, anyway… A major operation in Limpopo has uncovered a sly...
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  • 5 Eastern Cape municipal workers suspended after alleged theft of more than R80K

    The money, from license renewals and traffic fines, was meant to be deposited into a bank account. Five Eastern Cape municipal workers have been suspended...

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    The money, from license renewals and traffic fines, was meant to be deposited into a bank account. Five Eastern Cape municipal workers have been suspended for allegedly stealing more than R80,000 from the Umzimvubu local municipality in the Eastern Cape. Municipal manager Tobela Nota said the employees work in the traffic department as NaTIS (National...
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  • Army makes over 500 arrests daily at Beitbridge border, says Minister Motsoaledi

    More than 500 undocumented Zimbabweans are arrested daily, trying to enter the country illegally, according to Home Affairs Minister, Aaron Motsoaledi. The Defence Force is...

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    More than 500 undocumented Zimbabweans are arrested daily, trying to enter the country illegally, according to Home Affairs Minister, Aaron Motsoaledi. The Defence Force is set to deploy helicopters to patrol the Limpopo River, and the SA Police Service will be in boats, to stop immigrants from entering South Africa illegally. At least 500 undocumented...
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  • 2 people killed & police wounded during gunfight at funeral after tears bash

    Two people were killed and three others, including two SAPS members, were wounded during a shootout after a weekend funeral near Hazyview in Mpumalanga. Police...

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    Two people were killed and three others, including two SAPS members, were wounded during a shootout after a weekend funeral near Hazyview in Mpumalanga. Police spokesperson Brig Leonard Hlathi said officers responded to an illegal gathering after a funeral at the Marite Sports Ground on Saturday where mourners held an “after tears” party. Mourners were...
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  • Limpopo cops arrested after allegedly robbing Gauteng cop at gunpoint

    Police say the Gauteng-based officer was driving in the province at the time of the alleged incident when money and a state-issued tablet were allegedly...

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    Police say the Gauteng-based officer was driving in the province at the time of the alleged incident when money and a state-issued tablet were allegedly robbed. Two police officers stationed in Limpopo and a suspect were arrested on Wednesday morning for allegedly robbing a police officer. Police spokesperson, Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo said the two police...
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  • SAPS reveals hundreds of officers implicated in corruption

    The SAPS has admitted nearly 400 of its members are implicated in corruption. It made the announcement during a virtual parliamentary briefing on Tuesday. It...

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    The SAPS has admitted nearly 400 of its members are implicated in corruption. It made the announcement during a virtual parliamentary briefing on Tuesday. It has told the Standing Committee on Public Accounts that the majority of offenders are low-ranking officials. National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole said there are processes within the SAPS that ensure...
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  • South Africans breathe fire, react to video of Bheki Cele ordering everyone to be asleep by 9pm on New Year’s Eve

    Bheki Cele trends on social media for over 24 hours due to his command to South Africans as regards to December 31st, 2020. In the...

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    Bheki Cele trends on social media for over 24 hours due to his command to South Africans as regards to December 31st, 2020. In the video, the SA Minister of Police said there is no December 31st for anyone, due to the nation’s return to level 3 of the lockdown. He further said that everyone...
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  • SAPS opens case against a police officer

    Police have opened a case against one of their own. The South African Police Service (SAPS) member is in trouble for allegedly using a motor...

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    Police have opened a case against one of their own. The South African Police Service (SAPS) member is in trouble for allegedly using a motor vehicle without consent as well as contravening the Disaster Management. On Tuesday, a video circulated on social media showing people offloading an undisclosed amount of alcohol from a marked police...
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  • Search operations launched for missing persons in Limpopo

    SAPS in Polokwane and Lebowakgomo in Limpopo have launched separate search operations for two people who went missing in December. Giyani police are currently searching...

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    SAPS in Polokwane and Lebowakgomo in Limpopo have launched separate search operations for two people who went missing in December. Giyani police are currently searching for 21-year-old Rhulani Mabunda, who was last seen leaving her home in Siyandhani village on 13 December. Mabunda told her mother she was going to meet her boyfriend in the...
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  • 9 bales of dagga weighing over 270kg confiscated by Eastern Cape SAPS

    Patrolling police found three bales on the N2, and six more were flagged by a security officer early on Monday morning. All nine bales belong...

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    Patrolling police found three bales on the N2, and six more were flagged by a security officer early on Monday morning. All nine bales belong to the same suspects. Nine bales of dagga were confiscated by SAPS in the Eastern Cape on Monday morning. Colonel Priscilla Naidu said a security officer on his way to...
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