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15 January 2019 9:25 AM JMPD officer behind bars after allegedly accepting R10 'cooldrink bribe'

A Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officer was arrested in Protea Glen, Soweto, on Monday evening after he allegedly accepted a R10 "cooldrink bribe". "He was caught red-handed taking money from a taxi man who didn't have a number plate and was driving without a licence," JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar told News24 on Tuesday. JMPD chief David 145

11 January 2019 6:58 PM 4 arrested for alleged fake JMPD jobs scam

Four people were arrested on Friday for participating in an alleged fake Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) jobs scam in Tembisa, in the east of Gauteng. According to JMPD spokesperson, Senior Superintendent Wayne Minnaar, the alleged scam was discovered when a young woman went to the JMPD offices for a job after she paid "recruiters" thousands 98

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 78

05 October 2018 8:47 PM 34 arrests as two hijacked properties reclaimed in JHB

During the early hours of Friday morning, 34 suspects were arrested during a crime prevention operation at two hijacked properties in Hillbrow and Berea in Johannesburg. In a statement, City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba said that the properties in Hillbrow and Berea were raided during an operation that was led by the City's Group Forensic and Investigation 63

13 September 2018 5:36 PM One arrested for killing of off-duty JMPD officer

Police have made one arrest in connection with the gunning down of an off-duty Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officer in Hillbrow, JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said. "I can confirm that we have arrested one suspect and we are working on information to lead us to the arrest of the second suspect," Minnaar said. He was unable to give more information 157

13 September 2018 2:53 PM Metro cop shot dead, suspects flee with service pistol

A Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officer was shot dead in Hillbrow on Thursday, JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar has told News24. "We are still not sure of what happened, but the officer was off-duty at the time of the incident," he said. Minnaar added that a search of the two suspects implicated in the shooting was underway. Minnaar could 49

16 July 2018 6:42 AM Protesters block Joburg N1

Traffic on the N1 south at the Samrand turnoff has been blocked as protesters walk on the highway. Spokesperson for JMPD Wayne Minnaar says officers have managed to push the protesters to one lane and traffic is now slowly moving. He said they cannot confirm the reason for the protest and who the protesters are. "Traffic is now flowing, but there’s still 49

06 June 2018 3:52 PM JMPD disperses crowd protesting over electricity in Lenasia

The Johannesburg Metro Police Department’s Crowd Management Unit dispersed a group of protesters in Lenasia South, outside Johannesburg, on Wednesday. JMPD spokesperson Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said residents from the area started protesting on Tuesday night over electricity. They closed off roads and barricaded streets with burning tyres and rocks 50

11 April 2018 8:24 PM Gauteng weather services issues flood warning

The Gauteng weather services has warned of possible floods in the northern parts of Johannesburg on Wednesday evening. There have been reports of heavy rain in Johannesburg and Pretoria East. Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said several roads across the city were flooded. City Deep was flooded as well as Heidelberg 75

05 April 2018 6:08 AM JMPD officer shot dead outside her home

A Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) inspector was shot and killed outside her home in Palm Springs, south of Johannesburg, on Wednesday. Gauteng MEC for Community Safety, Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane, said Ayanda Zulu was shot dead by two unknown men in the early hours of Wednesday. "The province has been robbed of a selfless and dedicated officer 50