Constable Alfred Mathabatha and his colleagues were on duty when they responded to a hijacking in progress.
Six suspects escaped through the roof of the police cells.
The man would be charged with possession of suspected stolen vehicles
Two girls walking to an informal settlement were confronted by three men armed with a knife and a firearm.
The premier says thousands are shot in his province each day, but the anti-gang unit has only acted when their own members were targeted.
An inquest docket had been opened for further investigation.

Crime Five arrested for murder, rape, hijacking in Nyanga in Cape Town

The crime plagued Nyanga policing precinct is making headway in its fight against violent illegal activity.

Crime Western Cape police seize abalone worth R800k

The suspects are expected to appear in the Worcester Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

Crime Mbalula calls for ‘end to terror on roads’ after petrol-bombed truck driver dies

The minister has called on law enforcement agencies to do everything possible to bring the arsonists to book.

Crime Five arrested in KZN for illegal possession of Sassa cards

The police investigation is continuing and more arrests are expected.

Crime Police continue to bust Durban CBD extortion racket

Two men were arrested and appeared in the Durban Magistrate’s Court on Friday.

Crime Man arrested for East London taxi driver’s murder

The 39-year-old metered taxi driver was stabbed and his body found on the back seat of a car.

Crime Rising singer-songwriter and filmmaker Ray Ceeh gunned down in Cape Town

The artist, who was in his early thirties, was close to achieving his big break in the music industry at the time of his death, a former employer says.

Crime Taxi owner gunned down in Centurion

The man, who is affiliated with the Centurion taxi association, was shot several times while making his way from a meeting.

Crime Crystal meth worth R500k found in Tembisa taxi

A female suspect was found with the two firearms and two bags of crystal meth.

Crime Two pupils stabbed in separate incidents at Mossel Bay school

Gang violence in the community is increasingly spilling over into Indwe Secondary School in the Western Cape.

Crime Gauteng – a paradise for crooked police, Corruption Watch report shows

The shocking report documents a rising trend of police officials attempting to extort sexual favours from women.

Crime Cops arrested in Ekurhuleni for trying to extort R5m from MMC

The city says the accused demanded that the MMC pay R5 million so they could make a dossier detailing corruption at the metro disappear.

Crime Traffic inspector arrested for R3,000 bribe

She was arrested after a sting operation and the cash was recovered.

Crime Mystery MPs ‘steal’ parliament’s leather-bound copies of SA constitution

The DA has called for CCTV footage to be examined to determine where ‘hundreds’ of copies have disappeared to.

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