25.5.2020 09:48 am
The party says this clearly indicates why law enforcement agencies are so often interpreting and implementing regulations incorrectly.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has said that the members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) and the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) did not receive training for implementing lockdown regulations.
This increase is actually in relation to the number of distressed calls made to the GBV Command Centre, and not necessarily reported cases
The outcome of the police department’s application will be communicated in due course.
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.
KwaZulu-Natal police have arrested a teenager and a woman for allegedly kidnapping a newborn baby boy in Umzimkhulu area this week.
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.
They were caught in the act during a joint operation between the Hawks and the National Intervention Unit.
Police have said investigations revealed that the baby was destined for the Gauteng province where the boyfriend of one of the suspects resides.
Police have launched a manhunt after three taxi owners were shot dead in a drive-by shooting on Thursday afternoon in Mabopane, northern Pretoria.
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.
All 23 shelters in the province were still admitting GBV victims and their children.
The party has called on Ipid to fulfil its mandate and independently investigate the ‘gross disregard for press freedom’.
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.
Local crime activist Eric Cordier said that people were taking advantage of the lockdown to transport dangerous goods.
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.