The group of 31 ‘loan sharks’ allegedly took SASSA cards of beneficiaries after loaning them money but they were caught after a tip-off.
‘One suspect pointed a firearm at the two victims. After the second suspect retrieved his firearm and cocked it, a shot went off, injuring his accomplice,’ said police.
‘After four hours, the security guard managed to untie himself and screamed for help,’ said a police spokesperson.
Three armed robbers allegedly locked post office employees and a customer in the bathroom before fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The suspect allegedly stabbed himself while being chased by his uncle who caught him next to the victim’s lifeless body with a knife.
Police said the suspect followed the victim and allegedly assaulted him with a nail-studded plank after they had an argument.
Police arrested some of the Boko Haram members last year who were convicted and sentenced in June this year, but another was recently found.
Tshwarelo Makati left her home in Tlakameng Village for school on Tuesday, 2 November 2021, and never returned.
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The Mpumalanga police found the vehicle of Thabo Mashego, who was kidnapped and brutally murdered on Friday, at a house in Agincourt on Monday.
A woman allegedly got into an altercation with her uncle after he returned home from work. Witnesses say the man sustained injuries to his face and died at the scene.
The patron says he was sitting outside the tavern in Ga-Rankuwa when he noticed armed men arrive in a car and open all of the doors.
Members of the community noticed that the man’s family was trapped inside the burning shack and managed to extinguish the fire and save them.
The police traced the suspects and were greeted with gunfire, which led to a shootout and the killing of one suspect.
The woman was caught red-handed trying to sell ammunition but police also discovered an unlicenced firearm and handcuffs in her possession.
Police have been monitoring a gang which is suspected to be behind various crimes in the province including cash-in-transit heists.
The woman was arrested after she attempted to withdraw the case a day after opening it at the Sydenham police station.
It is alleged that the victim died in Lenasia police station after being assaulted by Soweto Visible Policing officers and VSS security for violating the hard COVID-19 lockdown rules in April 2020.
The police said the victim was talking to someone in the street when three men got out of a taxi without a license plate and shot him
‘She was inside the house when she allegedly came across a farmworker going through drawers. Upon seeing her, the suspect grabbed, strangled and assaulted her then fled the scene,’ said police.
‘The suspects allegedly grabbed her and threatened to kill her if she screams,’ said police. No arrests have been made.
Nearly 1700 boxes that contained diesel catalytic converters were found in Bloemfontein warehouse. The goods were allegedly stolen from a truck in May.
Two people and the VW Polo involved in the shooting at a tavern in Pietermaritzburg have been found. The two are in police custody.
‘On arrival, an unknown male was found sitting in front of a tree with his neck tied to the tree. A second body, a female was found about 5 meters away,’ said police.