Stolen Vehicle Recovered in Umkomaas, Two Suspects Fatally Shot After a Shoot-Out

[SAPS] Yesterday, 20 June 2017, at 17:15, Umkomaas SAPS members assisted by Umzinto K9 Unit received information of a business robbery at a supermarket at Roseneath area, Umkomaas. It is alleged the complainant was in his business premises when he was …

[SAPS] Yesterday, 20 June 2017, at 17:15, Umkomaas SAPS members assisted by Umzinto K9 Unit received information of a business robbery at a supermarket at Roseneath area, Umkomaas. It is alleged the complainant was in his business premises when he was approached by three armed suspects. At gunpoint they took cash, airtime vouchers and a cellphone before fleeing the crime scene in a silver VW Polo. The members reacted to the complaint and spotted the vehicle involved in a robbery. When the suspects noticed the SAP

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Parly Probe Into Eskom to Put Spotlight On Molefe, Maladministration

[News24Wire] A Parliamentary inquiry into the maladministration, governance problems and procurement issues at Eskom will officially commence in the first week of August 2017, when the legislature resumes its activities for the third quarter.

[News24Wire] A Parliamentary inquiry into the maladministration, governance problems and procurement issues at Eskom will officially commence in the first week of August 2017, when the legislature resumes its activities for the third quarter.

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Rand Jumps As Moody’s Warns SA About Mining Charter

[News24Wire] The rand lost ground on Tuesday morning as ratings agency Moody’s released a report criticising the Mining Charter. Moody’s joined Fitch Ratings in slating the controversial charter as harmful to the South African economy.

[News24Wire] The rand lost ground on Tuesday morning as ratings agency Moody's released a report criticising the Mining Charter. Moody's joined Fitch Ratings in slating the controversial charter as harmful to the South African economy.

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Fight Against Drugs and Proliferation of Illegal Weapons Yielding Results

[SAPS] King William’s Town -Our resolve to reduce the levels of serious crime generators received a resounding success when dagga with estimated value of R500 000, 00 was confiscated from various clusters in the past seven days through targeted deploym…

[SAPS] King William's Town -Our resolve to reduce the levels of serious crime generators received a resounding success when dagga with estimated value of R500 000, 00 was confiscated from various clusters in the past seven days through targeted deployment of resources and personnel.

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Suspect Arrested for Possession of Suspected Stolen Vehicle in Humansdorp

[SAPS] A collaborative partnership between SAPS and a private vehicle tracking company yielded positive results when a 34-year-old man was nabbed driving a stolen vehicle on N2 near Humansdorp today.

[SAPS] A collaborative partnership between SAPS and a private vehicle tracking company yielded positive results when a 34-year-old man was nabbed driving a stolen vehicle on N2 near Humansdorp today.

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Only Nine New Municipalities Out of 263 Achieved Clean Audits – AG Report

[News24Wire] There was little improvement in the local government audit outcomes report for the year 2015/16, with fewer municipalities achieving clean audit opinions.

[News24Wire] There was little improvement in the local government audit outcomes report for the year 2015/16, with fewer municipalities achieving clean audit opinions.

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Suspect Killed During the Shootout With Police

[SAPS] Berea police were conducting their crime prevention duties at their area when they noticed suspects attempting to steal a vehicle at Gordon Road at Windermere, Berea. The members approached the suspects and when the suspects noticed that the pol…

[SAPS] Berea police were conducting their crime prevention duties at their area when they noticed suspects attempting to steal a vehicle at Gordon Road at Windermere, Berea. The members approached the suspects and when the suspects noticed that the police was approaching them, three of them jumped into their getaway grey Hyundai vehicle and fled the scene. The fourth suspect could not get in time into their vehicle and was immediately arrested.

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Woodstock Duo Arrested for Various Crimes

[SAPS] The sale of drugs contributes for a large part to high crime levels due to their use constituting a generator of violent crime. In support of the SAPS’s strategy to reduce crime in our communities, a joint operation by the Cape Town Cluster Task…

[SAPS] The sale of drugs contributes for a large part to high crime levels due to their use constituting a generator of violent crime. In support of the SAPS's strategy to reduce crime in our communities, a joint operation by the Cape Town Cluster Task Team and the Woodstock police led to the arrest of a 33-year-old male and a 69-year-old female after they had sold drugs to two undercover police officers.

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