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News 24 South Africa
Bust at Cape Town airport with 2kg of cocaine in pink suitcasefound. (Photo supplied) Cape Town – A man was arrested at Cape Town Internatio
Bust at Cape Town airport with 2kg of cocaine in pink suitcase
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
found. (Photo supplied) Cape Town – A man was arrested at Cape Town International Airport for suspected cocaine smuggling, Western Cape police said on Monday. A hidden compartment was found during a police search of his pink suitcase on Sunday... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Six arrested after robbery at a Flamingo Vlei restaurantPolice arrived at the scene and a shoot-out occurred, resulting in the six arre
Six arrested after robbery at a Flamingo Vlei restaurant
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
Police arrived at the scene and a shoot-out occurred, resulting in the six arrests. Picture: freeimages.com CAPE TOWN - Western Cape police have arrested six suspects following a shoot-out in Table View. Yesterday evening, a group of eight... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Build a permanent stationOne day after the Western Cape police ombudsman, Advocate Vusi Pikoli, visited
Build a permanent station
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
One day after the Western Cape police ombudsman, Advocate Vusi Pikoli, visited Masiphumelele on Wednesday 13 April in order to listen to the residents’ concerns about crime and violence – mainly related to drug abuse and the selling of drugs – the so... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
2 held for Blikkiesdorp murderCape Town - Two men were arrested on Wednesday in Blikkiesdorp in connection wi
2 held for Blikkiesdorp murder
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
Cape Town - Two men were arrested on Wednesday in Blikkiesdorp in connection with the murder of a 19-year-old woman, Western Cape police said. The police arrested the men at a house in the morning and seized a 9mm pistol suspected to have been used... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Five alleged BMW hijackers nabbed with gun stash in Cape Townalleged car hijackers have been arrested, and a number of firearms seized, afte
Five alleged BMW hijackers nabbed with gun stash in Cape Town
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
alleged car hijackers have been arrested, and a number of firearms seized, after a shootout with police in Khayelitsha, Western Cape police said on Friday. On Thursday morning, the police's flying squad and K9 unit spotted a black BMW in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Western Cape paramedics targeted yet againprovincial EMS personnel were responding to a call in Zwelitsha when paramedics
Western Cape paramedics targeted yet again
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
provincial EMS personnel were responding to a call in Zwelitsha when paramedics were accosted by armed gunmen yesterday. Western Cape Police spokesperson Captain Frederick van Wyk says, “An armed robbery case has been opened after a paramedics... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Three arrested in Woodstock drug raidon Monday on drug-related charges. The suspects; two men and a woman, were arr
Three arrested in Woodstock drug raid
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
on Monday on drug-related charges. The suspects; two men and a woman, were arrested during a raid in Woodstock yesterday. Western Cape police spokesperson Frederick van Wyk says, “The arrest follows the execution of a search warrant. When members... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Masiphumelele Police Station Out of ServiceApril, because the vehicle - which was stationary - has been sent away to have
Masiphumelele Police Station Out of Service
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
April, because the vehicle - which was stationary - has been sent away to have the airbag system repaired. A day after the Western Cape police Ombudsman, Vusi Pikoli, visited Masiphumelele on 13 April to hear residents' complaints about policing,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Woman caught at Cape Town airport with 1kg of drugs taped to her bodyTown – A South African woman was found with packets of drugs taped to her body
Woman caught at Cape Town airport with 1kg of drugs taped to her body
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
Town – A South African woman was found with packets of drugs taped to her body at Cape Town International Airport, Western Cape police said on Wednesday. Police officers in international departures found three compressed packets wrapped in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Police probe Parliament damage after EFF eviction(Jenni Evans, News24) Cape Town - Western Cape police were investigating a cas
Police probe Parliament damage after EFF eviction
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
(Jenni Evans, News24) Cape Town - Western Cape police were investigating a case of malicious damage to property on Wednesday after a charge was laid following the removal of the EFF from Parliament. On Tuesday, Parliament said it had laid charges... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Harsh sentence handed down to corrupt police officerwent missing during his investigation thereof in November and December 2014 and
Harsh sentence handed down to corrupt police officer
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
went missing during his investigation thereof in November and December 2014 and was arrested on January 24‚ 2015‚” said Western Cape police spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Andrè Traut. “The Western Cape police management is pleased with the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Harsh Sentence Handed Down to Corrupt Police Officercases that went missing during his investigation thereof in November and Decemb
Harsh Sentence Handed Down to Corrupt Police Officer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
cases that went missing during his investigation thereof in November and December 2014 and was arrested on 2015-01-24. The Western Cape police management is pleased with the outcome of the case and deemed the accused's sentence as a deterrent for... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man arrested for murder of acclaimed SA authorTown – An 18-year-old man was arrested in connection with the murder of interna
Man arrested for murder of acclaimed SA author
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
Town – An 18-year-old man was arrested in connection with the murder of internationally acclaimed author Winnie Rust, Western Cape police said on Sunday. The suspect was arrested after several items were found in his possession that linked... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cops seize 200 000 mandrax tabletsby Beaufort West police yielded a massive haul of mandrax tablets worth R10 mil
Cops seize 200 000 mandrax tablets
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
by Beaufort West police yielded a massive haul of mandrax tablets worth R10 million in the early hours of Sunday morning, Western Cape police said. “The seizure of 200 000 mandrax tablets that were transported in a bakkie from Johannesburg to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Suspected illegal fishing vessels in SA watersMinister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula had instructed the South African Navy to assis
Suspected illegal fishing vessels in SA waters
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula had instructed the South African Navy to assist with the chase of the vessels. The Western Cape police were also assisting with the operation. The Western Cape Joint Operations Command Centre (JOC) had been... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Fog keeps seized Chinese trawler outside Cape Town harbourport of Cape Town." Daff said defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula had ins
Fog keeps seized Chinese trawler outside Cape Town harbour
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 days ago
port of Cape Town." Daff said defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula had instructed the navy to help with the chase and Western Cape police were also assisting. "The Western Cape Joint Operations Command Centre has been activated to bring all... Read more
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iol.co.za
Two to appear in court for cultivating daggaCape Town – Two men will appear in the Goodwood Magistrate’s Court in Cape Town
Two to appear in court for cultivating dagga
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
Cape Town – Two men will appear in the Goodwood Magistrate’s Court in Cape Town on Monday on charges of cultivating dagga, Western Cape police said. Brackenfell SA Police Service officers followed up on information regarding an alleged drug deal at... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Forces join to hunt trawlersTown. Molapo said Minister of Defence Nosiviwe Mapisa Nqakula had instructed t
Forces join to hunt trawlers
Daily Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
Town. Molapo said Minister of Defence Nosiviwe Mapisa Nqakula had instructed the SA Navy to assist with the chase. The Western Cape police had also joined the operation and the Western Cape joint operations command centre (JOC) had been... Read more
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iol.co.za
Abalone seized after high speed sea chasestreet value of R950 000 was seized following a high-speed sea chase in Hout Ba
Abalone seized after high speed sea chase
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
street value of R950 000 was seized following a high-speed sea chase in Hout Bay in the early hours of Friday morning, Western Cape police said. Police spokeswoman Noloyiso Rwexana said officers from the Cape Town sea border unit, the special... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Slain Wellington author was loved by all friendon the kitchen floor. A preliminary probe found Rust had bruises to her face a
Slain Wellington author was loved by all friend
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
on the kitchen floor. A preliminary probe found Rust had bruises to her face and her hands and feet had been tied, said Western Cape police spokesperson Constable Noloyiso Rwexana. Steytler said she believed only Rust's cellphone and purse were... Read more
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iol.co.za
Grim details of cop's murder revealedwas found dead in her house, is believed to have been stabbed and strangled to
Grim details of cop's murder revealed
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
was found dead in her house, is believed to have been stabbed and strangled to death with an electrical cord of a toaster. Western Cape police appear to be no closer to solving the mystery surrounding the murder of data typist Nosisa Sonjani, 47,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man linked to 23 rape cases arrestedTown – A 33-year-old man linked to 23 cases of rape was arrested in the Epping
Man linked to 23 rape cases arrested
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 days ago
Town – A 33-year-old man linked to 23 cases of rape was arrested in the Epping Industrial area in Cape Town on Tuesday, Western Cape police said. The suspected was identified by the SA Police Service Forensic Laboratory. He was arrested after... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Knysna cop shoots, kills man after being stabbed in headhas shot and killed a man who stabbed him in the head with a screwdriver after
Knysna cop shoots, kills man after being stabbed in head
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 days ago
has shot and killed a man who stabbed him in the head with a screwdriver after he tried to break up a fight in Knysna, Western Cape police said on Tuesday. The man turned on the officer and began stabbing him. The officer then shot him. The... Read more
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iol.co.za
Drug mule bust at airport with coke worth R500K000 on Monday afternoon”. The suspect had earlier arrived on an international
Drug mule bust at airport with coke worth R500K
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
000 on Monday afternoon”. The suspect had earlier arrived on an international flight before his luggage was searched. Western Cape police said: “Management is pleased with the arrests of drug mules in the past few days and commend members in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Madonsela Death Threats Must Be Taken Seriouslyneed to discharge their constitutional mandate without fear or intimidation. I
Madonsela Death Threats Must Be Taken Seriously
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
need to discharge their constitutional mandate without fear or intimidation. If the SAPS fails to act, I will write to the Western Cape Police Ombudsman, Vusi Pikoli, requesting that an investigation be conducted into the SAPS' dereliction of duty... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
DA wants probe of Madonsela hit threat claimand her security was beefed up while it is investigated. Mbhele said that if t
DA wants probe of Madonsela hit threat claim
News 24 South Africa / Posted 19 days ago
and her security was beefed up while it is investigated. Mbhele said that if the police do not act, he would write to the Western Cape Police Ombudsman, Vusi Pikoli, for a dereliction of duty probe. “It cannot be that the heads of critical... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man arrested after Nyanga shootingsthe grandson of an 83-year-old woman, who was killed in what seemed to be a spa
Man arrested after Nyanga shootings
News 24 South Africa / Posted 19 days ago
the grandson of an 83-year-old woman, who was killed in what seemed to be a spate of revenge killings in Nyanga in April, Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut said on Sunday. The man was wanted for the shooting of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Public Protector gets death threatswithout fear or intimidation,” DA spokesman Zakhele Mbhele said on Sunday. “If
Public Protector gets death threats
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
without fear or intimidation,” DA spokesman Zakhele Mbhele said on Sunday. “If the SAPS fails to act, I will write to the Western Cape police ombudsman Vusi Pikoli requesting that an investigation be conducted into the SAPS’s dereliction of duty... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Madonsela death threats must be taken seriouslyto discharge their constitutional mandate without fear or intimidation. “If th
Madonsela death threats must be taken seriously
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 19 days ago
to discharge their constitutional mandate without fear or intimidation. “If the SAPS fails to act‚ I will write to the Western Cape Police Ombudsman‚ Vusi Pikoli‚ requesting that an investigation be conducted into the SAPS’ dereliction of duty... Read more
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iol.co.za
Take Madonsela death threats seriouslywithout fear or intimidation,” DA spokesman Zakhele Mbhele said on Sunday. “If
Take Madonsela death threats seriously
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
without fear or intimidation,” DA spokesman Zakhele Mbhele said on Sunday. “If the SAPS fails to act, I will write to the Western Cape police ombudsman Vusi Pikoli requesting that an investigation be conducted into the SAPS’s dereliction of duty... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Prosecution in Lamoer case promises it will soon handover transcriptsyear. Picture: Saps Arno Lamoer,Arno Lamoer corruption probe,Mohamed Salim Da
Prosecution in Lamoer case promises it will soon handover transcripts
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 days ago
year. Picture: Saps Arno Lamoer,Arno Lamoer corruption probe,Mohamed Salim Dawjee CAPE TOWN - The prosecution in former Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer's corruption case has promised to handover the transcripts of tapped phone calls... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Commuter who tried to thwart robbery may not walk againsaid that it can only cogently comment on Darryn’s case once all the facts of t
Commuter who tried to thwart robbery may not walk again
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
said that it can only cogently comment on Darryn’s case once all the facts of the incident have been established. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk confirmed cases of robbery and attempted murder are bei... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Protesting pensioners, students arrested outside Parly releasedand some protesting students who were removed by police outside Parliament on F
Protesting pensioners, students arrested outside Parly released
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 days ago
and some protesting students who were removed by police outside Parliament on Friday have been released from custody, Western Cape police have confirmed. The pensioners are former employees of the defunct Ciskei Transport Corporation who've... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Police remove protesting pensioners from Parliament"assisted" away from the gate and into vans. He said they were removed because
Police remove protesting pensioners from Parliament
News 24 South Africa / Posted 21 days ago
"assisted" away from the gate and into vans. He said they were removed because they were blocking a National Key Point. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk confirmed that the pensioners were removed, but could not say how many... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Lamoer corruption case postponedcommissioner Arno Lamoer outside the Western Cape High Court. (Tammy Petersen,
Lamoer corruption case postponed
News 24 South Africa / Posted 21 days ago
commissioner Arno Lamoer outside the Western Cape High Court. (Tammy Petersen, News24) Cape Town - The case of former Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer and five other others on 109 charges of corruption and racketeering was... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Delay in securing funds stalls corruption trial against Lamoer & coand the Dawjee men face 109 charges between them, including fraud and corruptio
Delay in securing funds stalls corruption trial against Lamoer & co
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 days ago
and the Dawjee men face 109 charges between them, including fraud and corruption. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN. Arno Lamoer,Western Cape Police Chief Arno Lamoer,Arno Lamoer suspended CAPE TOWN – The Western Cape High Court has heard that a delay... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Arno Lamoer due back in court today The former Western Cape Police Commissioner faces a number of charges, includ
Arno Lamoer due back in court today
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 days ago
The former Western Cape Police Commissioner faces a number of charges, including corruption. FILE: General Arno Lamoer outside the Western Cape High Court. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN. Arno Lamoer,Western Cape... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Chumani Maxwele arrested at pension protest outside Parliamentapartheid government. I am in the central police station Cape Town. ?#‎MoneyFor
Chumani Maxwele arrested at pension protest outside Parliament
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 days ago
apartheid government. I am in the central police station Cape Town. ?#‎MoneyForOurParentNow," he posted on Facebook. Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut said a 32-year-old man was arrested outside Parliament on... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Mystery surrounds attack on cop in KhayelitshaJenna Etheridge, News24 Cape Town – No one has yet been arrested for shooting
Mystery surrounds attack on cop in Khayelitsha
News 24 South Africa / Posted 23 days ago
Jenna Etheridge, News24 Cape Town – No one has yet been arrested for shooting an off-duty constable in Khayelitsha, Western Cape police said on Wednesday. The police officer, 30, was attacked while sitting in his car in front of his Ikwezi Park... Read more
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iol.co.za
Robbery suspect falls out of getaway carCape hospital after he fell out of his getaway car and was shot in the arm by a
Robbery suspect falls out of getaway car
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
Cape hospital after he fell out of his getaway car and was shot in the arm by a security guard, police said on Wednesday. Western Cape police spokesperson FC Van Wyk detailed the incident which happened on Wednesday morning at a local store in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
2 arrested for fatal shooting of 6 year old Cape Town girlshould get experienced police officers and the necessary resources to give resi
2 arrested for fatal shooting of 6 year old Cape Town girl
News 24 South Africa / Posted 23 days ago
should get experienced police officers and the necessary resources to give residents a sense of safety, Kannemeyer said. Western Cape police said it was a "senseless killing". The accused, aged 22 and 26, were expected to appear in Athlone... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man thrown from train by robbers for defending pregnant womanlater, and transported to Tygerberg Hospital where he is being treated for a fr
Man thrown from train by robbers for defending pregnant woman
News 24 South Africa / Posted 23 days ago
later, and transported to Tygerberg Hospital where he is being treated for a fractured spinal cord and punctured lung. Western Cape police confirmed the incident to News24, and said a robbery is under investigation. "The case docket was... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Sanco slams Western Cape cop ‘smear campaign'News24 Correspondent Jeremy Vearey (Jenna Etheridge, News24) Cape Town - Crim
Sanco slams Western Cape cop ‘smear campaign'
News 24 South Africa / Posted 25 days ago
News24 Correspondent Jeremy Vearey (Jenna Etheridge, News24) Cape Town - Criminal allegations against top Western Cape police official Jeremy Vearey are a "smear campaign", the SA National Civic Organisation (Sanco) claimed on Monday. "The heated... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Here's 10+ Things the DA Should Apologise forover an affair with party provincial spokesperson Terry Kass-Beaumont. There w
Here's 10+ Things the DA Should Apologise for
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
over an affair with party provincial spokesperson Terry Kass-Beaumont. There was also this bizarre story, where a former Western Cape police MEC went to court to disprove a story of an extramarital affair, by having his penis size... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man arrested for abalone worth R2mTammy Petersen, News24 Cape Town - A man was arrested for alleged possession o
Man arrested for abalone worth R2m
News 24 South Africa / Posted 28 days ago
Tammy Petersen, News24 Cape Town - A man was arrested for alleged possession of abalone worth about R2m, Western Cape police said on Friday. Officers on their way to attend to a complaint spotted a "suspicious looking" Nissan Navara driving in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Joint Statement By Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko and Acting National Commissioner Lieutenant Gen Khomotso Phahlane On National Issuesproceed smoothly and that all people be protected. But we would like to warn th
Joint Statement By Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko and Acting National Commissioner Lieutenant Gen Khomotso Phahlane On National Issues
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
proceed smoothly and that all people be protected. But we would like to warn those that are out to cause chaos that police will not standby and allow them to tarnish such an important day. We have already successfully policed the manifestos... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister of Police and Acting National Commissioner of Police On Issues of National ImportanceMinister of Police Mr Nkosinathi Nhleko and Acting National Commissioner Lieute
Minister of Police and Acting National Commissioner of Police On Issues of National Importance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
Minister of Police Mr Nkosinathi Nhleko and Acting National Commissioner Lieutenant Gen Khomotso Phahlane We have called this conference to deal with a number of issues that are bubbling in the public space. It is our view that some of these issues... Read more
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iafrica.com
Nhleko urges community to expose cop killersThe SAPS remember fallen colleagues. Credit: EWN Police Minister Nkosinathi Nh
Nhleko urges community to expose cop killers
iafrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
The SAPS remember fallen colleagues. Credit: EWN Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko has called on members of the community to come forward with information that may lead to the prosecution of those that kill men and women in blue. The Minister said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Calls for Community to Expose Police KillersCape Town — Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko has called on members of the comm
Calls for Community to Expose Police Killers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
Cape Town — Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko has called on members of the community to come forward with information that may lead to the prosecution of those that kill men and women in blue. The Minister said this when he, along with Acting... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Wannabe cops' arrested in hijacked car in Nyanga– Police uniforms, bulletproof vests, and unlicensed pistols were found when of
'Wannabe cops' arrested in hijacked car in Nyanga
News 24 South Africa / Posted a month ago
– Police uniforms, bulletproof vests, and unlicensed pistols were found when officers pulled over a hijacked car in Nyanga, Western Cape police said on Tuesday. The white Toyota Fortuner was pulled over on Govan Mbeki Road for inspection on Monday... Read more
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