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Man nabbed for killing Limpopo family in arson attack in dock

JOHANNESBURG, October 10 – Bongani Abrahm Boshomane appeared in Limpopo’s  Mahwelereng Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday in connection with the death of two children and their grandfather who perished after their home was petrol bombed while they were sleeping. Police spokesman Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said the 45-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday. ”He was cornered at […]

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Three die in Limpopo crash

JOHANNESBURG, October 2  – Three people died after a car they were travelling in collided with a truck outside Makhado in Limpopo on Tuesday. Police spokesman Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said the accident happened around 4am along the N1 highway. ”It is alleged that the truck was travelling from the south to north direction when it […]

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Bus driver denied bail in Limpopo court

JOHANNESBURG, September 26 – The Zimbabwean bus driver accused of culpable homicide after nine of his passengers died in a crash was denied bail in the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. Police spokesman Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said George Themba, who hails from Harare also faces an additional charge of negligent and reckless driving. His case […]

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DHL truck found transporting illegal immigrants into SA

JOHANNESBURG, September 12  – At least 87 illegal immigrants from Malawi traveling to Durban, KwaZulu-Natal were found inside a truck stopped by traffic officers near Polokwane on Wednesday. The yellow truck was branded with international courier company DHL’s logo and colours. Police spokesman Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said the driver failed to adhere to a traffic […]

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Three die in Limpopo crash

JOHANNESBURG, July 12 – Three people died after two vehicles collided with a truck along the R524 between Makhado and Thohoyandou on Wednesday, Limpopo police said. “Two vehicles — Isuzu bakkie and a Mazda sedan — were travelling towards the same direction on the two way R524 road. They slammed against each other and ended […]

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Senior Limpopo official and alleged rape victim withdraw complaints in court

JOHANNESBURG, June 4 – The rape case against prominent Limpopo government official was withdrawn in the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court, with the official also withdrawing the extortion charge he laid against the alleged rape victim. The two appeared in court on Monday. ”Both parties submitted withdrawal statements, so we are not pursuing the case. We cannot […]