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Four arrested for burglary, possession of stolen property in Bloemfontein

BLOEMFONTEIN, August 12 – Four people have been arrested in connection with a recent spate of housebreakings and possession of suspected stolen goods in Bloemfontein, Free State police said. The rise in housebreaking incidents reported in the Navalsig area in Bloemfontein led to police conducting an intense stop and search and operation receiving positive information, […]

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Parliament’s justice committee condemns NPA burglary

PARLIAMENT, July 11 – Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services on Tuesday condemned the break-in at the offices of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) in which two laptops belonging to prosecutors, as well as hard drives, were stolen. Committee Chairperson, Dr Mathole Motshekga, expressed concern regarding this latest break-in at a security institution, saying […]

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Parliament’s police watchdog chair says gaps in security at law enforcement agencies worrying

PRETORIA, July 10 – The recent burglaries at key installations within the justice, crime prevention and security cluster point to gaps in security measures, the chairman of Parliament’s portfolio committee on police said on Monday. “It’s critically important that there should be the necessary security measures at key installations within the justice and security cluster. […]

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NPA offices in Pretoria burgled

PRETORIA, July 10 – The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) on Monday confirmed the offices of the director of public prosecutions for Gauteng North in Pretoria was burgled. “They broke into two offices on the second floor which are diagonally opposite each other. They stole two computers,” said Luvuyo Mfaku, NPA spokesman. The police are investigating. […]