A hostage drama has turned bloody with the deaths of three people in Lentegeur in Mitchells Plain. On Thursday morning, drama ensued in Begonia street when a 41-year old police member who worked at Lentegeur police station shot and killed two women aged 54 and 27, before taking his own[…]
A policeman is under investigation after allegedly aiming his handgun at protesting students in an attempt to “frighten them”. Shown photographs, national police spokesman Brigadier Sally de Beer said the policeman had been identified and an investigation had been launched to establish the facts. The police are not allowed to[…]
Five years ago, Constable Laeeq Engelbrecht, 31, won a police award for confiscating the most guns while patrolling Bishop Lavis, one of Cape Town’s most notorious townships. But despite the policeman’s bravado on the daily beat, after hours he’s a smitten father and a passionate geek who runs a backyard[…]
A man who was out on parole when he fatally wounded a Nyanga police officer, was sentenced to life in jail on Tuesday. The sentence comes just days after President Jacob Zuma said at a commemoration ceremony in Pretoria that police killings were an attack on the State and must[…]
A white police officer from the US state of South Carolina has been charged with murder after a video showed him shooting eight times at the back of a 50-year-old black man who was running away. North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey said on Tuesday that state investigators decided to charge[…]
A policeman living in Paarl, but based at the Parow police station in Cape Town, appeared in the Bellville District Court on Friday, charged with fraud and defeating the ends of justice. Nicolaas Petrus Cilliers, 25, responded to a call from the Parow Neighbourhood Watch to arrest a man it[…]
A Jerusalem court on Sunday charged an Israeli border policeman with manslaughter in the May shooting to death of a young Palestinian during a West Bank demonstration. “A charge of manslaughter has been filed against the defendant,” a court transcript said. Nadeem Nuwarah, 17, was killed on May 15 during[…]
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