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Cash heist foiled in North West

RUSTENBURG, June 19 – Gunmen left empty handed after a failed cash-in-transit heist in Majakaneng south of Brits in the North West province, police said on Tuesday.   National police spokeswoman, Colonel Brenda Muridili, said gunmen fired several shot at a cash van on the N4 near the Majakaneng off ramp on Monday at 19:00.    […]

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Poppie van Der Merwe’s mother and step-father get life imprisonment for her murder

RUSTENBURG, May 24 – The mother and stepfather of four-year-old Poppie van der Merwe, have been sentenced to a life imprisonment for her murder, North West police said on Thursday.   Police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Pelonomi Makau said Kobus Koekemoer, 45, and his wife Louisa van der Merwe, 47, were sentenced at the High Court in Pretoria […]