Zeelie was an accountant at a company based in Port Elizabeth and misappropriated funds and directed them to her personal account between 2017 and 2018.
Kinnear was attached to the Western Cape Anti-Gang Unit as a section commander and was involved in investigations in several high-profile cases, which resulted in multiple arrests.
Neighbours were too concerned to speak publicly or be named or photographed, but all described Kinnear with praise.
The man was arrested on Thursday for a drug-related charge and cops have since charged him with a 2018 case – also drug-related.
Thembisile Arosi is accused of issuing illegal police clearance certificates for vehicles, without the vehicles having been at the vehicle testing station.
Popcru said police killings were ‘cowardly acts to deviate law enforcement officials from pursuing certain high-profile cases’, adding that heftier measures for those found guilty should be imposed.

Crime Former mayor, officials allegedly linked to R9m George municipal fraud case

The former mayor allegedly offered work to a company on a planned project before it was formally registered with the municipality.

General ‘Formidable’ former SA Human Rights Commissioner Danny Titus dies

Titus had been in a coma since the end of July after complications arose during an operation to remove a cataract.

Crime Principal of high school in Grabouw fatally gunned down

The motive for the shooting of the principal of Umyezo Wama Apile high school is not yet known, and no arrests have been made. 

Load Shedding No load shedding expected this weekend

Eskom did warn however that the power system remains unreliable and vulnerable. Consumers should aim to use electricity sparingly. 

Crime Limpopo man accused of using social media and promise of jobs to lure rape victims

Matome Seale is accused of using social media platforms to reach his victims, promising them jobs and arranging meetings. Victims are then raped and robbed.

Courts Five accused of Limpopo business robberies denied bail

The accused have allegedly been linked to 11 robberies in Limpopo, targeting foreign nationals and the Indian business community, in which property worth thousands of rand was stolen.

Crime Life behind bars for Eastern Cape man convicted of farm murder

In 2016, Odwa Jim Ntlangani was arrested after and a group of other men gained access to Dongwana Farm in Mooiplaas and stole 16 cattle. The farm owner, a key witness in the stock theft case, was killed by Ntlangani in 2017.

Accidents Police officer dies after being hit by car in Midrand

The officer succumbed to his injuries, despite efforts from Emer-G-Med services at the scene. 

Politics Why Cosatu in Limpopo have called for Premier Stan Mathabatha to step down

The federation accused Mathabatha and the ANC provincial executive committee of being ‘AWOL’ ‘at a time when society needs political leadership in the midst of rampant corruption…’

Crime Kinnear killing comes days after judgment in witness shooting case and new extortion investigations

Kinnear’s turf was known to be the intricate world of organised crime and its tenuous links and allegiances, which included understanding gang slang and the complex connections between various enterprises in the illicit economy.

Investigation Gender commission to investigate Ndlozi over tweet about harassment of journalist

In a statement on Friday evening, the commission said it had received a formal complaint and decided to investigate any possible gender-related issues. The commission also noted that Ndlozi had apologised.

Crime Cele to visit family of slain police detective Charl Kinnear

The killing is suspected to have been an assassination, although this has not been confirmed by police, nor would they speculate about the possible motive for the murder.

Granny turns plastic waste, bottles into ecobricks

Society Granny turns plastic waste, bottles into ecobricks

Cole said it was important for each bottle to weigh 4kg for it to serve its purpose as a reusable building block.

Gogo takes fight against apartheid-era legislation to ConCourt

Courts Gogo takes fight against apartheid-era legislation to ConCourt

Advocate Geoff Budlender, for Sithole, said denying black couples the choice to marry in community of property under apartheid had exacerbated the vulnerability of black women.

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