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Doctor nabbed for dealing in street drug nyaope released on bail

JOHANNESBURG, JULY 7 – The doctor, who was arrested for dealing in the street drug nyaope, appeared in the Watetval Magistrate Court, Limpopo, on Thursday, where he was granted bail of R1,000. Nyaope (also called whoonga) is made from a cocktail of ingredients such as rat poison, heroin, antiretroviral and dagga. Police spokesperson, Lt Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe, said the doctor […]

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Five dead in accident in Limpopo

MOKOPANE, July 5  – Police in Mahwelereng outside Mokopane are investigating a case of culpable homicide after five people died in a multi-vehicle accident on the N11 near Ga-Machikiri village on Tuesday afternoon. Police spokesperson, Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe’ Ngoepe, said preliminary investigations indicated that three motor vehicles collided each other when one of the vehicles […]

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Illegal immigrant dies in Limpopo crash

JOHANNESBURG, June 21 – A 42-year-old man died when a state vehicle transporting a group of immigrants from Limpopo to Gauteng’s Lindela Repatriation Centre overturned along the N1 near Makhado on Wednesday. Police spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said a case of culpable homicide was opened. “The Department of Home Affairs vehicle was transporting seven […]