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Crime will be back soon with a vengeance, experts warn
Spurred on by a huge increase in unemployment, the recent reduced levels of crime were likely just another calm before the storm.
Constable Xolani Zulu, 32, was gunned down.
Community members called police to break up the illegal gathering.
The police minister wants the SAPS to stop anyone they see smoking in public for receipts to prove they bought their tobacco legally.

Crime Crime stats: GBV cases did not rise by 500% during lockdown

This increase is actually in relation to the number of distressed calls made to the GBV Command Centre, and not necessarily reported cases

Crime Police department requests extension on firearm amnesty period from parliament

The outcome of the police department’s application will be communicated in due course. 

Crime Cele: Provinces with most Covid infections ‘almost mirror’ arrests for lockdown violations

Minister Bheki Cele has briefed the nation on crimes that have occurred during the pandemic, and the lockdown has apparently been bad for business for robbers and murderers too.

Crime Teen, woman arrested after abducted 4-day-old baby boy rescued in KwaZulu-Natal

KwaZulu-Natal police have arrested a teenager and a woman for allegedly kidnapping a newborn baby boy in Umzimkhulu area this week.

Covid-19 Another Eastern Cape police station closes after cop tests positive

The Whittlesea police station in the Eastern Cape has been closed for deep cleaning and decontamination after a member tested positive for Covid-19, police have said.

Crime Four zama zamas expected to appear in Limpopo court

They were caught in the act during a joint operation between the Hawks and the National Intervention Unit.

Crime Two women arrested for allegedly kidnapping newborn boy

Police have said investigations revealed that the baby was destined for the Gauteng province where the boyfriend of one of the suspects resides.

Crime Three taxi bosses gunned down in drive-by shooting in Pretoria

Police have launched a manhunt after three taxi owners were shot dead in a drive-by shooting on Thursday afternoon in Mabopane, northern Pretoria.

Crime Four alleged poachers found with game carcasses nabbed in KZN

Police say the suspects were found with four red duiker carcasses and two porcupine carcasses as well as a shotgun, pistol and ten rounds of ammunition.

Crime Over 1,400 GBV, domestic abuse cases opened in Gauteng during lockdown

All 23 shelters in the province were still admitting GBV victims and their children.

Crime DA wants protection guaranteed for journalist following assault allegations

The party has called on Ipid to fulfil its mandate and independently investigate the ‘gross disregard for press freedom’.

Crime Cops discover R4m in drugs in ‘perfume’ truck after crash

The drug bust was made when the truck collided with the vehicle at a lockdown roadblock on the N10, outside Middelburg in the Eastern Cape, on Wednesday evening.

Crime Mortar bomb found at a roadblock

Local crime activist Eric Cordier said that people were taking advantage of the lockdown to transport dangerous goods.

Crime Community tip-off leads to arrest of suspects allegedly involved in school burglaries

The police say one suspect was found in possession of a laptop suspected to be stolen and that they seized computers linked to a burglary at a local school.



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