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Police reservist shot dead in Diepkloof supermarket robbery, manhunt launched

JOHANNESBURG, July 13 – Police in Gauteng on Thursday launched a manhunt for a group of five or six suspects who fatally shot a 42-year-old police reservist, Constable Nicholas Maluleke, during an armed robbery at a Diepkloof taxi rank supermarket. Police spokesperson for Gauteng, Lieutenant Colonel Lungelo Dlamini, said the constable was shot Wednesday night around […]

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Tshwane won’t be pressurized over housing: MMC

TSHWANE, July 12 – Several police vehicles were patrolling the Brazzaville informal settlement in Atteridgeville, west of Pretoria, on Wednesday following overnight violent protests linked to housing grievances. Tshwane Metro Police Department spokesperson, Isaac Mahamba, said the municipality had cracked down on a group which had attempted to illegally occupy RDP houses. “Following scenes of aggression […]

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Police vehicle, truck torched in Ventersdorp protest

RUSTENBURG, July 12 – A police vehicle and a truck were torched in Ventersdorp during a protest, North West police said on Wednesday. Brigadier Sabata Mokgwabone said three people were arrested for public violence, following a community protest in Ventersdorp on Tuesday evening. “According to information, an unconfirmed number of community members barricaded an intersection of N14 with […]

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Man sentenced to life for rape of niece, 12

JOHANNESBURG, July 10 – A 41-year-old man was sentenced to life imprisonment for the rape of his 12-year-old niece, Johannesburg police said on Monday. Police spokesperson, Captain Xoli Mbele, said the man was found guilty and sentenced on Friday by Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court after being arrested for rape at Mayfair on February 11. According to the police statement, the man […]