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Revised law to ensure old sex crimes don't go unpunished

Cabinet has approved the amendment of the Criminal Procedure Act to allow the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) to institute charges in sexual offence cases, even after 20 years of the crime having taken place...

19 hours ago

Five arrested for cash services theft

National Police Commissioner, General Khehla Sitole, has welcomed the arrest of five suspects accused of stealing an estimated R4 million from companies rendering cash related services...

21 hours ago

Case dropped against arrested informal gold miners

The charges against five of the eight informal gold miners arrested in early March at a mine in Benoni were dropped due to insufficient evidence on Thursday...

By Kimberly Mutandiro 18 May 2018

Almost R2m seized at Cape Town Airport

Currency worth close to R2 million was seized at the Cape Town International Airport at the weekend...

14 May 2018

Fraud, an increasingly prevalent threat in real estate industry

A proliferation of brazen fraudsters are increasingly using sophisticated scams to not only fleece buyers and sellers, but also property practitioners...

7 May 2018

Glebelands Hostel alleged hitman in court

A man police have identified as the most feared and wanted hitman they have linked to the Glebelands Hostel murders is due to appear in the Umlazi Magistrate's Court this morning...

2 May 2018

Five arrested for R30 million heist

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

24 Apr 2018

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

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