Crime

Hijacked Mpumalanga vehicle recovered in Durban, two arrested

On October 7 at about 8:10pm, the complainant was stationary at the Mpumalanga Township, waiting for a friend when he was accosted by two armed suspects. They shot him on the arm and hip. The victim managed to exit the vehicle and he was taken to hospital for urgent medical attention.

‘System manipulator’ caught by police

Lt Col Zwane explained that investigations revealed that a IP address was used to encrypt data and folders by using a ‘password protected’ folder. It therefore became unreadable to the complainant.

Overport hijackers shot dead, stolen vehicle recovered

According to police, charges of inquest, attempted murder, possession of suspected stolen property, possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition are being investigated by Inanda SAPS. IPID has also been informed.

Paedophile on the prowl in Newlands East

One of the families whose child fell victim to the suspect said the little girl is currently under going counselling following a traumatic experience.

News making headlines in South Africa

In the first case, a 28-year-old man faced the full wrath of the law after he was sentenced to life imprisonment for a murder committed in Umlazi and an additional 12 years for an attempted murder case committed in June 2015.

Metro Police cracks down on drunken drivers

In July and August, 791 motorists were arrested for being under the influence of alcohol. Acting head of Metro Police, Steve Middleton said the city had increased the number of roadblocks to stem the scourge of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Former DUT student sentenced to life imprisonment for rape

The victim was at her home when she was approached by the accused. The accused sent her to his house to fetch a cellphone charger. The victim went to the house which was not far away and could not locate the charger.

News making headlines in South Africa

In the first incident, police arrested a 22-year-old suspect for alleged kidnapping and attempted murder, recently. Reports indicated that the suspect’s arrest emanated from an incident in which a 10-year-old boy was found inside a disused drain.

18 suspects nabbed for various crimes

According to the station’s communications officer, Cpt CA Sibiya, the main aim of the operation was to prevent criminal activities, search for wanted suspects and create high police visibility in Cato manor and surrounding areas.
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