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Hawks welcome 22-year sentence handed to KwaZulu-Natal cop killer

PIETERMARITZBURG, February 18 – The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) acting head Lt-Gen Yolisa Matakata has welcomed the 22-year prison term handed down to Hlakaniphani Miya, 33, who fatally shot South African Police Service (SAPS) Constable Sithembiso Sifiso Yende, 38, a former member of the Ladysmith tactical response team (TRT). Matakata thanked the Hawks […]

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Three more Limpopo cash-in-transit heist suspects arrested

GROBLERSDAL, February 18 – Three more suspects have been arrested in connection with a cash-in-transit heist near Groblersdal on February 12, Limpopo police said on Sunday. “Following the cash-in-transit robbery which occurred last week in the Motetema policing area outside Groblersdal, the provincial tracking team embarked on an intelligence-led operation, working tirelessly around the clock […]

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Four men nabbed for illegal gold nuggets in Free State

VIRGINIA, February 17 – South African Police Service (SAPS) crime prevention officers in Meloding near Virginia “reclaimed the space from four men during Operation Fiela II Reclaim” when they arrested them for unlawful possession of gold on Friday afternoon, Free State police said. The officers, Sergeant Mothibeli Phakane and constables Lerotholi Mololo and Kamohelo Sejentu, […]

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‘Strong case’ against former SA police chief Phahlane and wife – Ipid

PRETORIA, February 8 – The independent watchdog which probes crimes committed by members of the South African Police Service (SAPS), the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) on Thursday said there a strong case against former national police commissioner Lieutenant-General Kgomotso Phahlane who is facing at least six counts of corruption. “Well, it’s a strong enough case, that […]