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Limpopo cops condemn ‘mob justice’ incidents after alleged thieves assaulted, tossed into deep water hole

POLOKWANE, January 21 – South African Police Service (SAPS) officers and paramedics have rescued two men after they were seriously assaulted and thrown into a deep water hole in an apparent mob justice incident, Limpopo police said on Sunday. Limpopo police commissioner Lt-Gen Nneke Ledwaba condemned in the strongest possible terms the seemingly persistent incidents […]

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Police maintains heavy presence at Hoërskool Overvaal

VEREENIGING, January 19 – Several South African Police Service officers stood guard at the main entrance of the troubled Afrikaans Hoërskool Overvaal school in Vereeniging on Friday morning, as tensions continue to simmer over the “exclusion” of non-Afrikaans speaking learners from the school. An armoured personnel carrier police vehicle, popularly known as a Nyala, was stationed at the closed […]

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Torching of police car at Hoërskool Overvaal in Vereeniging condemned

VEREENIGING, January 19 – The Overvaal Transformation Committee, which is protesting the exclusion of non-Afrikaans speaking learners at Hoërskool Overvaal in Vereeniging on Thursday denounced the damaging of a police vehicle outside the school premises. “We are against any form of violence. It’s unfortunate that when you have protesters, you don’t know who is here […]

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Taxi owner and wife shot dead in KZN

JOHANNESBURG, January 15 – The Dolphin Coast Taxi Association’s Chairperson, Dicky Govender, and his wife Saroj were shot dead along the R102 while they were travelling from Shakaskraal towards oThongathi in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), police said on Monday. Acting KZN MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison, Weziwe Thusi, said initial reports indicate that an unknown […]