The 39-year-old man is expected to appear in court over the alleged murder of his brother.
A string of murders has ravaged the Mthwalume community, who believe it is the work of a serial killer. But labelling someone a serial killer is a lot harder than it sounds.
The Hawks received a tip-off about a storage facility in Mokopane where illicit cigarettes were allegedly being stored.
The squad was patrolling the R23 Pretoria road at about 20.10pm on Wednesday when they noticed a woman inside a vehicle that two men were pushing.
No plea bargain for killer cop
The victim’s mother feared that allowing her daughter’s killer to get away with a reduced sentence on a lesser charge could send the wrong message about gender-based violence.
Police are not ruling out the possibility that the murders could have been committed by one person, but said that due to the state of decomposition the bodies have been found in, it has been difficult to establish a victim profile. 

Crime Joburg cops arrest two after finding explosives ‘for illegal mining’

Langlaagte police stopped and searched a man suspected of selling cigarettes and found explosives in a plastic bag instead.

Crime Five suspects linked to Pinetown hijackings shot dead in Queensburgh

The five suspects were declared dead at the scene after a shootout with the police.

Teenage rape victim failed by family and government

Crime Teenage rape victim failed by family and government

She has suffered repeated sexual assaults and is forced to live with the perpetrator, but this is unfortunately not an isolated incident. Another mother has been exposed for accepting a case of beer to drop charges against her daughter’s rapist.

Crime Security officer shot dead while escorting a delivery truck in Cape Town

In a separate incident on Tuesday, five suspects were fatally wounded following a shootout with police in KwaZulu-Natal. 

Crime Hardware store owner shot during robbery

A 54-year-old hardware store owner is in a critical condition after he was shot during an attempted robbery at a shopping centre in the east of Pretoria on Wednesday.

Crime PICS: Cops seize drugs, tobacco products worth R1m and ‘abandoned’ cash

A total of 2 290 packets of cigarettes and tobacco products with an estimated value of R1.1 million, as well as R82 580, were ‘found abandoned at an address’.

Crime Taxi industry ‘in the dark’ over wave of violence in Tshwane

Last Wednesday, a massive shootout broke out at the Tshwane district hospital gate which left one suspect dead and three police officers wounded.

Crime IN PICS: 2,000 people evicted after illegally occupying Fleurhof housing development

Despite lockdown prohibiting evictions and calling for alternative accommodation to be provided, housing MMC Mlungisi Mabaso said those who invaded housing units at Fleurhof are breaking the law, and will be dealt with. 

Crime Five hijackers die following shootout with cops in Durban – report

KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbhele said police officers noticed a suspicious-looking vehicle that sped off when the occupants noticed them.

Crime SAPS, Agri SA to work together against farm attacks

A task team was agreed upon to unpack the strategy and do a strategic analysis of resources required, the two organisations said.

Crime Security guard shot dead during armed robbery in Barberton

A manhunt has been launched and it is not known at this stage whether there were one or more suspects involved in the murder.

Crime Two dead, cops wounded at Mpumalanga ‘after tears’ party

A group of ‘lawless individuals’ held an after-tears party following a funeral where they partook in activities such as vehicle wheel-spinning and firing gunshots randomly.

Crime Fake lawyer nabbed for ‘defrauding’ elderly woman R500K from husband’s estate

The man had been wanted for two years, since he allegedly defrauded the 70-year-old woman of her late husband’s estate.

Crime 8 people arrested for allegedly killing off-duty North West cop, torching his car

The suspects are expected to appear in the Mmabatho Magistrate’s Court soon facing charges of murder, hijacking and robbery with aggravating circumstances.

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