South Africa 17.7.2018 09:36 am

Former crime intelligence officer back in court on theft, fraud charges

The officer is charged with theft and defrauding the crime intelligence’s secret slush fund of the SAPS of more than R500k.

A new bail application is expected to be heard in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria on Tuesday, in the case against Crime Intelligence officer Morris Tshabalala, who faces charges of fraud, corruption and theft.

Former crime intelligence officer back in court on theft, fraud charges
Former crime intelligence officer back in court on theft, fraud charges

Former crime intelligence officer back in court on theft, fraud charges

The officer is charged with theft and defrauding the crime intelligence’s secret slush fund of the SAPS of more than R500k.

India orders inspection of all Mother Theresa care homes
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India orders inspection of all Mother Theresa care homes

This is as a result of a nun’s recent arrest over a number of alleged illegal adoptions.
The unsung heroes of the Pretoria North plane crash
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The unsung heroes of the Pretoria North plane crash

Various residents, workers and emergency personnel helped save lives without hesitation.
Israel further tightens Gaza blockade over arson kites
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Israel further tightens Gaza blockade over arson kites

The defence ministry announced the move Monday after saying last week it was closing the crossing to deliveries, citing kites carrying firebombs into Israel from Gaza.
Police wary of alleged Randfontein ‘total shutdown’
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Police wary of alleged Randfontein ‘total shutdown’

Unconfirmed reports doing the rounds on social media suggest a total shutdown is being planned for Wednesday, warned Randfontein police.
Trump blasted for ‘shameless’ Putin summit
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Trump blasted for ‘shameless’ Putin summit

US intelligence officials and senior Republicans denounced the president as ‘disgraceful’ after he refused to challenge Putin over US election interference.
SA’s pampered blue light brigade
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SA’s pampered blue light brigade

SA is over-governed and mis-governed, with just 49 of the 263 municipalities receiving clean audits.
Security beefed up for Obama’s Mandela lecture
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Security beefed up for Obama’s Mandela lecture

At least 15 000 people have been accredited to attend the annual lecture.
VBS debacle, a shock, travesty of trust – Ramaphosa
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VBS debacle, a shock, travesty of trust – Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa says those responsible for the VBS Mutual Bank crisis have to be dealt with in terms of the South African law.
Challenges to ANC Gauteng conferences will flop – Makhura
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Challenges to ANC Gauteng conferences will flop – Makhura

The Ekurhuleni and Sedibeng regions have taken the party to court, alleging flouting of procedures in elective conferences last week.
The ‘Menace of Tsakane’ arrested at last
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The ‘Menace of Tsakane’ arrested at last

The police officer who has been terrorising legal shebeen owners in the township near Brakpan was arrested after The Citizen exposed him.
Shady medical website DocReview infuriates professionals
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Shady medical website DocReview infuriates professionals

The ‘doctor rating website’ is unknown to the health department, but has private details on the people it ‘profiled’ – not all of it correct.
South Africans drinking themselves to death – report
South Africa

South Africans drinking themselves to death – report

The study called for effective policy measures to prevent alcohol-attributable harm ‘such as limitations of availability and affordability’.
Pretoria East power back on today … thieves permitting
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Pretoria East power back on today … thieves permitting

Despite technicians rebuilding a burnt-out substation in a week and not six months, cable thieves prevented the switch-on yesterday morning.
KZN ANC is only as united as it needs to be to stay in power
South Africa

KZN ANC is only as united as it needs to be to stay in power

Political analysts say ANC leaders are worried the party might lose to the opposition in the 2019 poll and that’s all there is to it.
Holomisa will fight on in Appeals Court over ‘PIC corruption’ interdict
South Africa

Holomisa will fight on in Appeals Court over ‘PIC corruption’ interdict

‘They should be thanking me,’ he says, adding he has the right to freedom of speech and the matter could end up in the Constitutional Court.
At historic summit, Trump refuses to confront Putin on vote meddling
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At historic summit, Trump refuses to confront Putin on vote meddling

‘President Putin just said it is not Russia. I will say this: I don’t see any reason why it would be.’
Russia jails Pussy Riot members for World Cup pitch invasion
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Russia jails Pussy Riot members for World Cup pitch invasion

Russia on Monday jailed four members of Pussy Riot feminist punk group for 15 days after they invaded the pitch during the World Cup final dressed in police uniforms. 
Mandela Day: Western Cape hospitals exceed target of 100 procedures
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Mandela Day: Western Cape hospitals exceed target of 100 procedures

The 195 procedures which were performed include 29 hip/knee replacemenst, 90 cataract removal surgeries, and 28 ear, nose and throat procedures.
ANC accuses DA of failing to combat crime in Cape Town
South Africa

ANC accuses DA of failing to combat crime in Cape Town

But the DA has hit back, saying the programs it has set in place and which were lacking under the ANC administration are working.
80-year-old farmer gets into shoot-out with police, is shot dead
South Africa

80-year-old farmer gets into shoot-out with police, is shot dead

The farmer allegedly opened fire on the police after a violent dispute about some goats.
Mining deaths have reached crisis proportions – MPs
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Mining deaths have reached crisis proportions – MPs

Select committee chairperson Olifile Sefako says it is ‘highly abnormal’ that 18 people have been killed in three mining accidents in three months.
Rhino poaching suspects killed in shoot-out
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Rhino poaching suspects killed in shoot-out

A member of the police’s Special Task Force was wounded when the suspects opened fire in the Loskop Nature Reserve outside Middleburg.
Putin tried to save Zuma through Twitter, but failed – Zille
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Putin tried to save Zuma through Twitter, but failed – Zille

The Western Cape premier has also implied that many of her own detractors on the social media platform were actually fake.
Eastern Cape police seek public’s assistance in murder cases
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Eastern Cape police seek public’s assistance in murder cases

Two men were found murdered in separate incidents in Humansdorp and Uitenhage over the weekend.
Is HuffPost SA no more?
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Is HuffPost SA no more?

Media24 and HuffPost SA have split up. With the SA media company parting ways with the US publication, the SA version will likely cease to exist.

 

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