Firearm amnesty extended

19 September 2020

South Africa – The firearm amnesty has been extended to 31 January 2020. All illegal and unwanted firearms, firearm parts and ammunition can be surrendered without fear of prosecution. The police would like to urge people to hand in their firearms as soon as possible and not wait until the last minute.

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Two rapists in police custody

19 September 2020

Brits/ Mooinooi – A 31-year-old man appeared before the Brits Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 15 September in connection with the alleged rape of a 13-year-old boy and will remain in custody until his next court appearance on Tuesday 22 September.

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Jobseekers, beware of scams!
[Letter to the Editor]

19 September 2020

I almost fell victim to a job scam on Tuesday 15 September. I found an email address for a local mine where I could apply for vacancies available. I excitedly submitted my CV. After a few days, I phoned the number that was listed with the email address to find out if they received my CV.

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30 arrested for various offences

18 September 2020

Thabazimbi – At least 30 suspects were arrested by the police from Friday 4 to Sunday 6 September as efforts to root out crime in Thabazimbi yielded significant success.

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Fire restriction for Thabazimbi

11 September 2020

Thabazimbi – The Thabazimbi Fire Protection Association (TFPA) has banned open fires and burning activities within all areas that fall under the jurisdiction of the local municipality.

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Bundu Hotel engulfed in flames

28 August 2020

Northam – A runaway fire caused havoc at Bundu Hotel in Northam on Thursday 20 August. According to an eyewitness, the fire started when someone tried to burn rubbish inside a bin near the hotel. A pile of wooden pallets standing close to the bin caught fire and spread to a dried-out tree which fell on top of the roof of the hotel.

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Operation Basadi yields success

28 August 2020

Limpopo – The female-led joint Operation ‘Basadi’ culminated in various simultaneous operations conducted across the province on Tuesday 25 August.

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Housebreaking suspects arrested in Brits

28 August 2020

Brits – A tip-off to the police by members of the Bokfontein community led to the arrest of five suspects who were allegedly planning to rob a businesses and homes near Brits.

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2019/2020 CRIME STATISTICS RELEASED

24 August 2020

Limpopo – The national crime statistics for 2019/20 have been published. This was done ahead of the usual date in September, as the South Africa Police Service (SAPS) plans to release the statistics every quarter going forward

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Land grab mayhem in Kroondal   

24 August 2020

Rustenburg/ Kroondal – Residents of Arnoldistad in Kroondal endured a three-day ordeal of repeatedly fending off a large group of people trying to illegally occupy a private piece of land in the area.

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