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Three arrested in Lethabong protest

RUSTENBURG, June 28 – A police station was vandalised, shops looted and three people were arrested during a protest over stock theft in Lethabong near Rustenburg on Wednesday, North West police said. “Several window panes were damaged [at the police station]. Upon being dispersed by the police, members of the community looted from shops and […]

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Gauteng cop arrested in NWest for conspiracy to commit house robbery

RUSTENBURG, June 22 – A 52-year-old policeman was arrested together with five other susects for alleged conspiracy to commit house robbery as well as the possession of illegal firearms and ammunition. The men were arrested at a farm in Wolmaransstad, North West police said on Thursday. Police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Pelonomi Makau said the policeman, who […]

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Cop shoots wife, mother-in-law, himself in Limpopo

JOHANNESBURG, June 16 – Police have opened an inquest docket after a 40-year-old member of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) opened fire and shot at his wife and mother-in-law, before committing suicide in Ga-Rakgoatha village, Limpopo. The mother-in-law died instantly, said spokesman, Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe. “The member resided at Emdo Park, Polokwane. It […]