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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

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

Zimbabwean man given life for raping a minor

JOHANNESBURG: 30-year-old man Mduduzi Masuku, a Zimbabwean national, was found guilty for the rape of a minor and sentenced to life imprisonment in the Booysens Magistrate Court on the 20th of July 2022. He was also declared unfit to possess a firearm. Captain Xoli Mbele, the SAPS spokesperson confirmed the unfortunate incident where an 11-year-old … 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

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

Kliptown gunmen nabbed

PARKTOWN – Two suspects linked to the Monday Kliptown fatal shooting were nabbed in Soweto while the third suspect was fatally shot after pointing a firearm at a police officer during arrest. Six people were shot during the Kliptown shooting; thirty-four-year old Kgomotso Diale passed away on the scene while the other five were taken … 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

Missing Person Alert

BOIPATONG: The South African Police Service (SAPS) in Boipatong is appealing to the public for assistance in locating the whereabouts of of Mr Vincent Tumelo (Motsamai/ Walker) Molebatsi age 33. He was last seen on the 12th of January 2022 in Winnie Park, Boipatong at about 19h15. Molebatsi was wearing a navy blue full overall … Continue reading

FIVE SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOLLOWING TWO SEPARATE MURDER INCIDENTS

Content Provided PARKTOWN – The Acting Provincial Commissioner of police in Gauteng, Major General Girly Mbele has welcomed five arrests made by the detectives attached to Provincial Serious and Violent Crimes Unit over the weekend. Four suspects were arrested for the shooting incident that occured on 04 April 2022 at Chicken Farm in Kliptown. During … Continue reading

FIVE SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOLLOWING TWO SEPARATE MURDER INCIDENTS

Content Provided PARKTOWN – The Acting Provincial Commissioner of police in Gauteng, Major General Girly Mbele has welcomed five arrests made by the detectives attached to Provincial Serious and Violent Crimes Unit over the weekend. Four suspects were arrested for the shooting incident that occured on 04 April 2022 at Chicken Farm in Kliptown. During … Continue reading

Missing Person Alert

BOIPATONG – The South African Police Service (SAPS) Boipatong is investigating a missing person’s case and appealing to the public for assistance in locating the whereabouts of Mr Rueben David Sibeko, 62-years-old. According to the SAPS Boipatong Spokesperson, Sergeant Thembeka Maxambela, Sibeko was last seen on Tuesday, 05 April 2022 and was reportedly travelling in … Continue reading

Body of an unidentified female found in Orange Farm

On Saturday, the 5th of March 2022, at about 17:00 in the afternoon, in Lake Side, Ext.2, Orange Farm, South of Johannesburg, a passerby discovered the body of a female while collecting some recycling materials. The passerby immediately alerted the police, “Upon arrival the police found a female body who is gruesomely murdered and burned. … Continue reading

Decomposed body discovered in veld in Boipatong

BOIPATONG: A pastor in Boipatong Phase 5 last week, on Wednesday the 23rd of February 2022 went to a veld to gather firewood, only to discover a decomposing body of a black male, hanging on a tree. He immediately alerted the Boipatong SAPS who arrived and found the body hanging on a tree in the … Continue reading

Gauteng Police Commissioner: Criminals, your days are numbered

TSHWANE: Gauteng Police Commissioner Lieutenant General Elias Mawela, is leading Operation O Kae Molao in Tshwane, just a part of many taking place across the province this evening. The operation began at 16:00hrs and is currently underway. It is being carried out by an integrated team of law enforcement agencies dedicated to wiping crime off … Continue reading

Saturday night 22 Jan in the city of Johannesburg

Operation #OkaeMolao in the city of Johannesburg on Saturday night 22/01/2022

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