Father kills entire household

A 36-year old man from Kuil River in Cape Town had killed his wife (35) and two children of 12 and 8 years respectively before ending his own life. They all died from single gunshot wounds. Affording to police, the family lived in a security estate and previous reports stating that the man had been a policeman, had proved to be inaccurate. There was no sign that any other person could have been responsible for the deaths.

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Drunk cop suspended after video went viral.

Videos of a Benoni metro cop who appears drunk have been circulating on Twitter. Apart from nearly hitting a biker, he also threatened a member of public. In a second video, the cop can be heard asking ‘Het jy my getoets?’ (And that in itself is rather hilarious – in the language of the Boer? – Ed). Bystanders asked the female officer who drove him away why he was not breathalyzed. But received no answer. Both officers and a supervisor have since been suspended pending disciplinary processes, confirms Ekhuruleni Acting…

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Delmas in Mpumalanga identified as commercial truck hijacking capital of SA.

Tumelo waga Dibakwane According to crime statistics reports released this week by the national Police Ministry, out of the 30 South African Police precincts which recorded high cases of commercial truck hijacking, Delmas is at number 1 with 33 truck hijacking cases recorded within the 2018/2019 financial year. At least 23 trucks were hijacked in the area in the previous financial year. After Delmas, the Heidelberg Police Precinct in Gauteng Province had recorded 31 cases of truck hijacking during the same period – down from the 43 cases recorded in…

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SAPS and CPF in Coligny show how it is done if all work together.

Four suspects involved in a farm attack in Coligny on Tuesday night were swiftly arrested by the South African Police Service (SAPS), thanks to a joint brave and committed effort by the local community police forum (CPF) – made up of farmers and residents – and SAPS. With the community and SAPS working together, magic happens and in this small town, it is a winning combination. The latest attack earlier this week, saw a car chase  into a nearby township and the suspect, who drove another stolen bakkie, arrested.  The…

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Cops lose millions of rounds of ammunition and thousands of guns

According to Freedom Front Plus,  The South African Police Service (SAPS) had lost more than 9,5 million rounds of ammunition and 4 357 firearms over the last six years. The figures were revealed by Police Minister Bheki Cele in response to a parliamentary question posed by Groenewald. “It is incomprehensible that more than 3 million rounds of ammunition can go missing in a province during a single year and nobody knows how it happened. No wonder violent crime is out of control. The police service seems to be the biggest…

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Marc Batchelor shot and killed

In what SAPS think is a professional hit, former Kaizer Chief and Orlando Pirates player Marc Batchelor was shot and killed last night by alleged motorbike gunmen. The late Batchelor was a star player as striker and centre back during a career which spanned decades. According to unnamed sources, Batchelor started dealing in drugs. This however could not be verified. Tributes to the slain ex-footballer are pouring in in social media platforms.      

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Sassa – more incidences of fraud

Urgent message to social grant beneficiaries.   SASSA has identified 2800 potential fraud cases from 2200 different banks. Six hundred of these (600) have been committed at the National Post Office. These are nationwide figure. Due to this, beneficiaries may not be able to access their funds and are advised to: 1)    Make an affidavit at nearest police office. 2)    Take your  bar coded or smart card ID together  with the  affidavit to the nearest SASSA office. 3)  The ID should be in your name and 4)    Bring along proof…

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