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Five arrested for R30 million heist

The Hawks in Gauteng have apprehended five suspects linked to the R30 million cash-in-transit heist...

2 days ago

How to check if potential employees are sex offenders

The National Registrar for Sex Offenders (NSRO) may not be readily available to the general public but for those who employ people who work with children or disabled people, access is given to protect these vulnerable groups...

20 Apr 2018

Suspect arrested for masquerading as labour inspector

An alleged criminal has been spotted and apprehended by the South African Police Services in the Warden (eastern Free State) farming area...

19 Apr 2018

Failure to submit tax returns can get you a criminal record

Taxpayers who do not submit their tax returns will end up with a criminal record, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) said on Monday...

16 Apr 2018

Abalone poaching: lifting the lid on why, how and who

Wildlife poaching has long been a subject of interest in academia. Research by biologists, zoologists and environmental scientists mostly focused on the impact of these crimes on wildlife populations and their habitat. More recently, criminologists interested in different types of environmental crimes, have started studying poaching.

By Greg Warchol 16 Apr 2018

AfriForum vs NPA - accusations from anonymous letter

AfriForum has filed criminal charges against National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams and six other senior members of the National Prosecuting Authority, following the receipt of an anonymous letter containing detailed allegations of serious misconduct...

By Shan Radcliffe 12 Apr 2018

Jail time for South African woman using racist slur sets new precedent

A South African estate agent, Vicky Momberg was caught on video verbally abusing a black policeman. The state brought a case of crimen injuria against Momberg and a court has sentenced her to three years in jail...

4 Apr 2018

Icasa Chair to be sentenced today

Chairperson of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) Rubben Mohlaloga is expected to be sentenced today in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria...

3 Apr 2018

#LifeEsidimeni: In six weeks we'll know if Qedani Mahlangu will be prosecuted

After being awarded damages, distraught families want more: the former Gauteng Health MEC must face criminal charges...

By Mia Malan 26 Mar 2018

Hefty sentences for abalone smugglers

The Hawks in the Western Cape have welcomed the hefty sentences imposed on five suspects who operated an illegal abalone enterprise...

22 Mar 2018

Officials in court for illegally releasing parolees

The law enforcement agencies have nabbed nine officials from the Department of Home Affairs and the Department of Correctional Services for illegally releasing at least 36 parolees...

20 Mar 2018

Hawks conduct search and seizure at North West Premier's office

The Hawks in the North West have confirmed that they conducted a search and seizure operation at the offices of the North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo...

9 Mar 2018

Police with criminal records to be removed

Police Minister General Bheki Cele says processes are already underway to remove 57 police officers from the system, who have been found to have criminal records or cases against them...

8 Mar 2018

Ben Ngubane takes the state capture hot seat in Eskom inquiry

Former Eskom chairman Ben Ngubane appeared before the parliamentary inquiry into state capture of Eskom on Wednesday to answer questions, ranging from the employment contract of former CEO Brian Molefe to the prepayment made to Gupta-owned Tegeta Exploration and Resources for coal supplies...

By Linda Ensor 7 Mar 2018

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