More than half of the arrests were due to drunk driving, after 79 roadblocks and 65,000 fines were issued over the busy Easter weekend.
Welcome Thobejane was found in a black Polo, badly beaten, with a rope tied around his neck.
Police say the 36-year-old suspect was arrested for allegedly raping a 69-year-old grandmother and her 10-year-old granddaughter.
Paramedics say the policeman was shot multiple times in his upper body.
Police say the firearm will be sent for ballistic tests to see if it could be linked to the commission of other crimes.
Two suspects allegedly stabbed the pastor in the head, ransacked a mission house and robbed the office in Morokweng.

Crime Eastern Cape police arrest man for raping toddler

Police say it was alleged that the suspect raped the child inside a container where he sold items to the community.

Crime Two men arrested for possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition

police say one of the men was found in possession of a 9mm Ruger firearm with one magazine and nine rounds of ammunition.

Crime Northern Cape youth, 17, arrested for murder of his grandmother

Police say preliminary investigations reveal that the suspect could have had an argument with his grandmother.

Crime Limpopo municipal employee run over by council truck

Police say it was alleged that the driver was apparently unaware the woman was behind the truck.

Crime Business man murdered and tortured at Polokwane village

Police say the businessman was sleeping in his house when he was attacked by unknown suspects.

Crime Man arrested walking along Cape coast with bag of abalone worth R46k

The bag the 38-year-old man was carrying and was found to contain 22 abalone in shells, and 132 without shells.

Crime Triple murder accused sentenced to 22 years by Northern Cape court

Dumisani Magagula was found guilty of murdering three members of the same family in 2016.

Crime Bheki Cele expresses wish to disarm all private citizens in SA

The police minister believes only cops and soldiers should legally be using firearms.

Crime Man pistol-whipped in KZN crèche robbery

A trio of armed men entered the building and demanded valuables, before hitting the man over the head with a firearm, but no children were injured. 

Crime Gardener robs employer on CCTV, uses Porsche as getaway car

The owner of the Porsche 911 said he had initially feared for his gardener’s life when he got news of the robbery.

Crime Man sexually assaults seven-year-old in Mossel Bay parking lot

A concerned father who was at the beach with his son witnessed the incident and intervened, leading to the man’s arrest.

Crime Ramaphosa considering king Dalindyebo pardon

Justice minister Michael Masutha has recommended pardoning the abaThembu king.

Crime Bodies join forces to fight corruption in Southern Africa

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFESA) and the Special Investigating Unit will be working together.

Crime Sneakers worth R1.1m found in house near Mozambican border

30 bales of contraband shoes were recovered by soldiers of the 21 SA Infantry Battalion in Ngwenyeni on Saturday.


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