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Sharpeville teens arrested for rape of elderly woman

VEREENIGING: The South African Police Service (SAPS) spokesperson, Lt. Colonel Mavela Masondo has confirmed an incident in Sharpeville where two boys aged twelve and fifteen years were arrested for allegedly raping a 61-year-old woman on Sunday, 25 December 2022. The Colonel said, “It is reported that the victim, met the two boys who are known … Continue reading

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

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

Kaalfontein Primary School learners pass away

The Gauteng Department of Education Spokesperson, Mr Steve Mabona has confirmed that Kaalfontein Primary School in Midrand, Johannesburg, has tragically lost two learners, both in the foundation phase. Mabona says, “MEC, Mr. Panyaza Lesufi, is shocked to learn about two more tragic learner deaths of a Grade 1 boy and Grade 2 girl from Kaalfontein … 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

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

Kliptown shooting, one dead

SOWETO: The South African Police Service spokesperson Brigadier Brenda Muridili has confirmed the death of one person during a shooting in Kliptown, Johannesburg. Brigadier Brenda Muridili said, “According to the Police’s preliminary reports, it is alleged that on 18 April 2022 at about 16:30, a group of people allegedly residents of Pimville with Operation Dudula … Continue reading

Drunk driver knocks down traffic police officer

The Gauteng Traffic Police Spokesperson Sello Maremane has confirmed an incident that happened on Good Friday. “The incident occurred on the N14 Pretoria/ Krugersdorp freeway next to the R55 of drunken suspect who knocked off one of our officers.” The 33-year-old Gauteng Traffic Police female officer was knocked down by a 35-year-old female drunken driver … 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

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