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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 40

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 36

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 41

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 37

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 61

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 168

02 September 2017 8:12 AM JMPD officer dies after being struck by car

A Johannesburg Metro Police officer died on Friday afternoon after being struck by a car while on point duty. Joburg MMC for public safety Michael Sun said that the JPMD officer‚ who was deployed to do traffic point duty at the intersection of the M1 and Marlboro Drive‚ was critically injured when he was hit by a vehicle and died later at the scene 60

01 September 2017 4:18 PM 29 nabbed following raid on hijacked buildings in Joburg

Johannesburg - The City of Johannesburg on Friday confirmed the arrest of 29 people following a raid on hijacked buildings in the CBD. The city conducted a crime prevention operation in several hijacked properties in Berea and Hillbrow on Thursday. City of Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba explained that the operation was led by the City’s Group Forensic and Investigation 50

17 August 2017 7:16 AM Joburg traffic delays after 'blue light' collision

Rob Beezy on the @TrafficSA Twitter handle shared an image of the vehicles‚ just before Marlboro Drive. It was not immediately clear if the vehicles‚ which appeared to include a BMW X5‚ were part of an official police or VIP convoy or who was being transported. KayaTraffic (@KayaTraffic) tweeted: “#BlueLightBrigade #Collision on the M1 south before Marlboro 26

08 August 2017 5:49 AM Protesters block roads in Soweto, Turfontein

The JMPD’s Wayne Minnaar says rubble and burning tyres are strewn across the areas. JOHANNESBURG - Johannesburg Metro Police have their hands full on Tuesday morning with several roads blocked by protesters in Soweto and Turfontein. It’s not clear who the organisers are or if the protests are coordinated, but it’s understood they are linked to the motion 24