Category Archives: Crime

Hero Cop Chases Down and Apprehends Hijackers on Foot!

Officer Malambolo from Norwood SAPS precinct in Johannesburg bravely chased down and apprehended two hijackers, on foot! Andrew Maren reported that that the two hijackers crashed into his car, abandoned it then attempted to escape on foot. Officer Malambolo and partner gave chase and apprehended the suspects. The incident has gone viral on Facebook, with…

Murder on the rise as South Africa fails to stem high crime rates

Murder on the rise as South Africa fails to stem high crime rates South Africa struggles with very high levels of crime and violence. Take the crime statistic on murder rates. The country ranks in the top 10 worst countries that report crime statistics according to the most recent data from the United Nations Office…

Interpol arrests US fugitive in Brakpan

Gauteng - Members of the Interpol extradition unit have arrested a wanted United States fugitive, who has been on the run since 2009. Nichole Michelle King (44) has been wanted for sentencing after she was found guilty on three offenses relating to fraud and embezzlement of her employer's funds. “In June this year, authorities in…

Facts show South Africa has not become more violent since democracy

Facts show South Africa has not become more violent since democracy Given the weight people place on crime as an indicator of national health in South Africa, there is an urgent need for demystification around crime trends. A lot of people think that violent crime in South Africa began rising in 1994 and has continued…

Hawks Arrest ISIS Terrorist Suspects

Johannesburg  - Lengthy investigations by the Hawks and State Security into possible terror related activities in the Johannesburg area, have culminated in the apprehension of four suspects aged between 20 and 24 years old on Sunday - Police spokesman Hangwani Mulaudzi said in a statement to News24. He said the National Intervention Unit, the bomb squad…

Oscar Pistorius Sentence Put Into Perspective

Oscar Pistorius sentence: you might not like it, but it is the law The six-year sentence against disgraced Paralympian Oscar Pistorius for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, has sparked controversy. South Africans and the world are split over the fairness of the sentence handed down by High Court Judge Thokozile Masipa. Some feel it’s too…

Oscar sentencing: Twitter reacts #OscarWillBeOutBefore

Oscar Pistorius was sentanced to Six years in prison today for murdering Reeva Steenkamp. See Also > ‘The Oscar Pistorius Interview’: Are we being manipulated? Tweets Not sure how #Masipa manage to preside over this ruling after her first failed ruling. Anyway, this seems accurate.. pic.twitter.com/HznUP8iQrj — PigSpotter Cliff (@PigSpotter) July 6, 2016 What did…

Oscar Pistorius Gets Six Years for Murdering Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius gets six years for murdering Reeva Steenkamp Disgraced Paralympic superstar Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to six years in prison for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Read more > ‘The Oscar Pistorius Interview’: Are we being manipulated? Watch The Sentencing https://youtu.be/tJzS9fAIeQ0

‘The Oscar Pistorius Interview’: Are we being manipulated?

'The Oscar Pistorius Interview': Are we being manipulated? If so, by whom? Convicted murderer and paralympian Oscar Pistorius’s first interview since the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013 was broadcast in late June 2016. Called “Oscar Pistorius: The Interview”, it is generally referred to in the mainstream media commentary as an “interview”. However,…

WATCH: Woman’s Racist Rant at Police Lands Her in Hot Water

The South African Police Service (SAPS) have confirmed they are investigating a crimen injuria charge laid by Douglasdale police officers against a woman captured on camera calling black officers the 'k-word'. The woman was reporting a smash-and-grab incident while complaining about apparent poor service from law enforcement.

South Africa’s most dangerous cities to live in

A crime index compiled by Numbeo shows that South Africa is considered to be the third-most dangerous country in the world – with four South African cities listed in the top 10. Pietermaritzburg is considered to be the most dangerous city in South Africa. Crime Ranked by Country - Top 3 Crime Ranked by SA…

WATCH: Two Escape from South African Police Vehicle in Pinetown

The video was filmed by Mohammed Noushaad outside his store, Big Bazaar, in Pinetown where the unattended South African Police vehicle was parked. He wrote on his Facebook page: "U should have seen the police when they got back, they were dumbstruck" and "The guy still had time to latch the door". Be sure to…