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26 December 2018 4:31 AM ADVICE FOR WOMEN: Your rights when a male officer pulls you off the road

With the end-of-year holiday season here and many motorists planning to take road trips across the country, it is important that women be made aware of their rights when male officers approach them on the roads. The threat of a violation by an officer of the law can clearly be seen in the Independent Police Investigative Directorate's (IPID) 2017/18 annual 38

21 November 2018 11:01 AM Police officer arrested for demanding R3 000 bribe, another escapes

A Douglasdale police constable was arrested on Tuesday on charges of corruption. This follows a joint operation by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) and the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD). IPID spokesperson Moses Dlamini says a complainant had gone to the JMPD offices to report an alleged extortion incident in which 44

04 October 2018 6:28 PM Police officer accused of raping ex-girlfriend in police van

A 40-year-old police constable who stands accused of raping his ex-girlfriend in a police van started his bail application in the Ulundi Magistrate's Court, KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday. In a statement, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) said that the constable was arrested last month, after the 25-year-old woman reported the alleged 69

14 June 2018 6:08 AM BREAKING: 2 killed, attacker shot dead in stabbing attack at Malmesbury mosque

Two worshippers have been killed and several wounded in a stabbing attack at a mosque in Malmesbury in the Western Cape in the early hours of Thursday morning. Western Cape police confirmed that the attacker was shot dead by police. The attack comes at the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, and five weeks after another attack at a mosque in Verulam 61

22 May 2018 2:36 PM Man, allegedly shot 9 times by cop, remembered at memorial service

Family and friends of Darren Maggott, who was allegedly shot nine times by a police officer, gathered together on Tuesday to remember him and mourn his death at a memorial service held for him in Durbanville, Cape Town. Maggott, who was a suspect in a café robbery, had been sitting in a stationary car in Plattekloof on May 10, when a police officer from the Maitland 68

10 April 2018 9:10 AM WATCH: Cops arrested for allegedly taking bribe

Two Western Cape police officers were arrested on Friday for allegedly accepting a bribe from a member of the public. A 48-year-old captain and a 56-year-old warrant officer were apprehended in full view of patrons at a restaurant at the Zevenwacht Mall in Kuilsrivier, east of Cape Town. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk said on Monday 30

20 March 2018 9:12 AM IPID probes death of 62-year-old during Eastern Cape protest

Cape Town - The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) is investigating the death of a 62-year-old man, who died during a service delivery protest in Keiskammahoek in the Eastern Cape, where police fired rubber bullets. More than 2 000 protesters used burning tyres and stones to block a public road in the area on Monday, police spokesperson 29

16 October 2017 6:34 AM Mbalula embroiled in row over police arrests

CAPE TOWN - Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says that attempts by some individuals to romanticize, defend and side with suspects of crime is concerning. His comments come after the Democratic Alliance (DA) announced it would be writing to the South African Human Rights Commission and police watchdog Ipid, asking for an investigation into the alleged wrongful 64

14 September 2017 10:05 PM WATCH: Fate of Hout Bay boy shot in mouth in balance as cops are charged

Protests erupted in Hout Bay when small-scale fishers were unhappy regarding the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’ proposed total allowable catch reduction for the West Coast rock lobster. Residents joined the fishermen, aligning their struggle with ongoing housing and service delivery issues. They set benches on fire and used flares 36

14 September 2017 8:36 AM Probe after Cape police shoot boy in mouth with rubber bullets

CAPE TOWN – The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) says it's investigating a case of attempted murder after a 14-year-old boy was shot during protests in Hangberg, Hout Bay. Chaos erupted this week as residents took to the streets in protests against possible fishing quota cuts. A video shows the boy and another teen taking shelter behind 32