Police on Thursday made an abalone bust worth R2.4 million. Officers in the Overberg acted on a tip-off about a vehicle travelling from Buffeljags near Swellendam to Stanford. They then patrolled the route. The police’s Joseph Swartbooi explained: “The driver of the suspicious vehicle transporting the load became aware of[…]
COMMUNITY The Western Cape police seized drugs worth R1.4 million in two operations on Sunday, August, 8 while four people have been arrested since. According to News24, police spokesperson Sergeant Christopher Spies said that “Provincial Organised Crime Detectives (narcotics section) and members attached to the Rural Flying Squad deployed to eradicate[…]
Ten suspects have been arrested in Nyanga following the robbery and kidnapping of a 47-year-old man from Bellville. Four armed suspects allegedly accosted the victim in Voortrekker Road last Thursday. Police spokesperson, Novela Potelwa, says they launched a search operation with crime intellegence and a hostage negotiation team, arresting the[…]
The member of the executive council for community safety in the Western Cape province Albert Fritz has welcomed the arrest of nine people allegedly involved in violent protests which have taken place across Cape Town during the week. In a statement on Friday, Fritz confirmed the arrests were made on[…]
Seven people have been arrested in connection with a robbery at a Stellenbosch supermarket. Police said it happened earlier on Saturday. It’s believed the armed suspects posed as police officials. The Western Cape police’s Novela Potelwa said: “Several suspects, some wearing police uniform, entered a supermarket at 8:45. Once inside,[…]
Police in Hong Kong said on Saturday that they had arrested nine people who were suspected of helping the 12 residents detained by the mainland authorities after allegedly trying to escape the territory by boat in August. The group includes four men and five women – the youngest 27 and[…]
The Egyptian city of Luxor has turned into a militarised area, with heavily armoured police and special forces troops deployed in anticipation of angry demonstrations against the killing of a man by a police officer. The incident occurred less than a month after police officers in the Giza governorate were[…]
More than 13 000 domestic violence incidents were reported under lockdown between March 27 and June 3, according to Police Minister Bheki Cele. He was responding to an EFF Parliamentary question in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP). Minister Cele says 13 192 verified counts of domestic violence were reported[…]
Hong Kong police have arrested four people, the youngest just 16, for suspected offences under the city’s new national security law, the first such detentions outside of street protests since the legislation took effect a month ago. In a press conference shortly before midnight on Wednesday, a police spokesman said[…]
The N7 North and South between Malibongwe Drive and the Plattekloof/Potsdam roads off-ramps running next to Du Noon in Cape town were closed on Monday due to protest action. The area is also near the busy Killarney industrial area. News24 reported earlier that the protest action was thought to be[…]
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