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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 27

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 126

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 25

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 32

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 29

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 56

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 34

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