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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 29

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 27

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 53

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 29

13 February 2018 9:06 AM JMPD officer trying to stop hijacking survives gunshot to the head

Johannesburg – A 47-year-old Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officer is in a critical condition at Milpark Hospital after he was shot in the head by hijackers in the early hours of Tuesday morning in Booysens. JMPD spokesperson Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said the officer intervened after a minibus was hijacked at around 04:45 near Pat Mbatha 33

24 January 2018 3:28 PM Protesters barricade, stone vehicles on Lenasia road

Johannesburg – Protesters from Thembelihle informal settlement, south of Johannesburg, barricaded the K43 road on Wednesday afternoon and stoned passing cars, the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) said. JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said the K43, in Lenasia, had been completely blocked off and was a "no go zone due to the violence of the protests 27

23 January 2018 9:15 AM M1 North freeway crash leaves one dead

Johannesburg – The Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) has confirmed that a male passenger died in Johannesburg on Tuesday morning after a bus driver lost control along a curve on the M1 North freeway, before the Empire Road exit. The freeway had to be closed, which resulted in congestion and traffic jams on routes leading into Johannesburg 34

25 December 2017 10:36 AM Xmas behind bars for ten speedy Joburg drivers nabbed driving more than120km/h

Johannesburg – Ten Johannesburg drivers will spend Christmas and the Day of Goodwill behind bars after they were arrested for driving more than 120 km/h on the N14, Johannesburg Metro Police said on Sunday. One of those drivers, a 25-year-old, was caught doing 184 km/h in a 120km/h zone between Malibongwe Drive and the William Nicol offramp. JMPD spokesperson 29

22 December 2017 12:58 PM JMPD recovers stolen copper cable worth R500 000

Johannesburg - The Johannesburg Metro Police Department's (JPMD) K9 unit recovered copper cable worth R500 000 from a warehouse in Silverton, Pretoria, on Thursday. JMPD spokesperson Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said on Friday the cable was believed to have been stolen from City Power in Randburg on December 20. Minnaar said two men have been arrested 47

19 December 2017 7:29 PM JMPD officer to spend Christmas behind bars for attempted murder

Giyani - A 37-year-old Johannesburg Metro Police officer will spend Christmas behind bars after he was arrested for attempted murder in Giyani, Limpopo on Monday. The officer, Robert Mokgobi, allegedly stole a service firearm and travelled to Giyani on December 2, police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Robert Netshiunda said on Tuesday. Netshiunda said Mokgobi 44