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GCRA BURSARY APPLICATIONS OPEN ON 1 NOVEMBER

The Gauteng Department of Education wishes to announce that Gauteng City Region Academy (GCRA) Bursary applications for the 2023 academic year will open on 1 November 2022 and close on 28 February 2023. It is important to note that candidates who seek to apply must be South African citizens between the ages of 18 to … Continue reading

Man arrested for damaging stationary vehicle at traffic lights

SUSPECT BEHIND BARS FOR MALICIOUS DAMAGE TO PROPERTY. JOHANNESBURG CENTRAL: The South African Police Service (SAPS) spokesperson Captain Xoli Mbele has confirmed the arrest of a forty-eight year old male for malicious damage to property at corner Albertina Sisulu and Troy Street on the 30th of October 2022 at 16:00. Captain Mbele said, “A 42-year-old … Continue reading

Call to Gauteng Scholar Transport Operators

Gauteng Traffic Police call upon Scholar Transport operators to exercise caution and make road safety a priority The Gauteng Traffic Police call upon Scholar Transport operators to exercise caution and make road safety a priority following a growing number of road accidents reported in recent times. Just a week ago, a scholar bus accident claimed … Continue reading

Engen Garage robbers sentenced

TWO ACCUSED SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS IMPRISONMENT FOR ENGEN GARAGE ROBBERY. JOHANNESBURG: The South African Police Service (SAPS) spokesperson Captain Xoli Mbele has confirmed the sentencing of Mlungisi Hudle, 29 and Phakamani Ximba, 27 of Nancefield Hostel. They were both found guilty for business robbery and sentenced to twelve years imprisonment each in the Johannesburg … Continue reading

Zimbabwean national arrested for impersonating traffic cop

The Gauteng Traffic Police has arrested three suspects for impersonating traffic police officers in Midrand. One of them, a Zimbabwean national. MIDRAND: Gauteng Traffic Police officers attached to the Central Corridor arrested three male suspects aged 34, 41 and 45 respectively along the R562 Road in Midrand this morning, Wednesday the 26th of October 2022 … Continue reading

Johannesburg uncle gets life for statutory rape

The South African Police Service (SAPS) spokesperson Captain Xoli Mbele has issued a statement confirming an incident where a 49-year-old uncle appeared in court and was found guilty for statutory rape. Mbele said, “He was convicted to life imprisonment in the Johannesburg Magistrate Court on the 21st of October 2022. He was also declared unfit … Continue reading

Gauteng Traffic Police arrest forty-six motorists for driving under the influence of alcohol

The Gauteng Traffic Police spokesperson Sello Maremane has confirmed that forty-six (46) motorists were arrested over the weekend for driving under the influence of alcohol. Maremane said that the offenders were arrested in various parts of the Gauteng Province which include Mabopane, Diepsloot, Fochville and Johannesburg. He said, “The bulk of these arrests were effected … Continue reading

Mphe-Thuto Primary learner dies after falling under a bus

Gauteng Department of Education, Steve Mabona has has confirmed a terrible incident in Mogale City, South Africa. In an official statement issued this evening,Mabona says, “Gauteng Education MEC Mr Panyaza Lesufi is devastated to have learned about an incident that took place on Thursday, 29 September 2022, where a Grade 6 boy learner from Mphe-Thuto … Continue reading

JOHANNESBURG CENTRAL STATION COMMANDER LEADS BY EXAMPLE.

JOHANNESBURG CENTRAL: “Station Commander Brigadier Perumal apprehended a 40-year-old male for armed robbery opposite Jumbo Cash and Carry at corner Main Reef and Church Street today, the 28th of September 2022 at 11:00,” reported the South African Police Service spokesperson, Captain Xoli Mbele. Captain Mbele explained, “A 50-year-old male was stuck in the traffic driving … Continue reading

Johannesburg step-father arrested for statutory rape

JOHANNESBURG CENTRAL: The South African Police Service spokesperson Captain Xoli Mbele has confirmed that Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offenses Unit (FCS) apprehended a 38-year-old male for rape at Vuselela Flat corner Bree and Loved Street on the 13th of August 2022 at 04:00. Captain Mbele said that it is alleged that step-father started … Continue reading

Johannesburg Central law enforcement agencies weekend review

Johannesburg Central: According to the SAPS spokesperson Captain Xoli Mbele, it was a busy but successful weekend for law enforcement agencies in Johannesburg Central. Captain Mbele reported, “One hundred and ninety-six (196) suspects were apprehended by JHB Central Cluster Stations in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies for various offenses during crime combating operations that … Continue reading

Mozambican man appears in Johannesburg court for murder

JOHANNESBURG CENTRAL: The South African Police Service spokesperson Captain Xoli Mbele has confirmed an incident where a 36-year-old male was arrested for murder at Wanderers taxi rank at corner Noord and Wanderers Street on the 7th of August 2022 at 19:00. Captain Mbele said that it is alleged that the suspect stabbed a 34-year-old male … Continue reading

Woman caught red-handed selling live ammunition on the streets in Bekkersdal, West Rand

The South African Police Service spokesperson, Sgt Linkie Lefakane has confirmed an incident that occured in Mandela Section in Bekkersdal where a 25-year-old, female Lesotho national was caught selling live ammunition on the streets. Sgt Linkie reported, “It is alleged that on Thursday the 21 July 2022 at 16:00pm the community was gathering as a … Continue reading

Sixty-four-year-old Soweto man arrested for the murder of his wife and daughters

DIEPKLOOF: Police in Johannesburg have confirmed an incident that happened in Diepkloof, Soweto where a 64-year-old man allegedly killed his wife, two children and attempted to kill the third child. This occurred in the evening of Thursday 12 May 2022. It is further alleged that the suspect attempted to commit suicide by hanging himself after the … Continue reading

Taxi drivers save rape victim’s life

Content Provided Police would like to thank Orange Farm taxi drivers next to Mall of the South taxi rank for saving rape victim’s life. The taxi drivers called the ambulance and some Lesotho nationals assisted by handing the suspect over to the police. The suspect, Kgotso Rakgaleye, a 28-year-old male and Lesotho national will be … Continue reading

Man arrested for robbing a hair saloon

Content Provided JOHANNESBURG CENTRAL: Police in Johannesburg in conjunction with security guards apprehended a 23-year-old male for business robbery and possession of a dangerous weapon (Toy-gun) at corner Commissioner and Von Brandis Street on the 06th of May 2022 at 16:00. The SAPS spokesperson Captain Xoli Mbele said, “It is alleged that seven suspects stormed … Continue reading

CARLTON CENTRE EMPLOYEE CONVICTED TO 15 YEARS IMPRISONMENT FOR RAPE.

Content Provided 42-year-old Mthobisi Moonlight Khumalo, was yesterday, the 3rd of May 2022, sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for rape in the Johannesburg Magistrate Court. He was also declared unfit to possess a firearm. Khumalo was accused of raping a 27-year-old female at Carlton Centre on the 14th of December 2019 at 13:00. According to … Continue reading

Johannesburg suspects nabbed in action

Content Provided POLICE FOILED BUSINESS ROBBERY IN PROGRESS: THREE SUSPECTS BEHIND BARS FOR POSSESSION OF UNLICENSED FIREARMS. JOHANNESBURG CENTRAL: The South African Police Service (SAPS) Spokesperson Captain Xoli Mbele has reported that police officers yesterday, the 1st of May 2022, apprehended three suspects between the ages of 33 to 37 inside the Dani Trading Group … Continue reading

Busy weekend for the Johannesburg Central Cluster Stations

The Johannesburg Central Cluster Stations had a busy weekend which saw one hundred and thirty-five (135) suspects apprehended for various offenses. The crime combating operations were conducted from the 22nd of April 2022 and ended this morning the 24th of April 2022. The SAPS spokesperson Captain Xoli Mbele reported that the suspects were nabbed around … Continue reading

Attempted murder at the Johannesburg Central Police Station

JOHANNESBURG CENTRAL: The South African Police Service (SAPS) spokesperson Captain Xoli Mbele has confirmed an incident at the Johannesburg Central Police Station where police officers apprehended a 33-year-old male for attempted murder. The incident took place at corner Commissioner and Alexander Street on the 17th of April 2022 at 14:00. It is alleged that the … Continue reading

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