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22 October 2018 5:13 PM Man shot in BMW on M1 highway was a member of the Hawks

The driver of the BMW X1, who was shot on the M1 highway in Johannesburg on Monday afternoon, was a member of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI), known as the Hawks. "We can confirm that the man who was shot and injured on the M1 north this afternoon is a member of the DPCI in Gauteng," Gauteng Hawks spokesperson Captain Ndivhuwo 19

21 October 2018 8:05 AM 2 men charged in Georgia officer's shooting death

Two teenaged suspects have been charged, including one man who remains on the loose, in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer who was killed while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a middle school, authorities said on Sunday. Gwinnett County Police said in a statement that Isaiah Pretlow, 19, was arrested about 23:30 on Saturday 25

18 October 2018 10:08 AM SAA blocks 2 suspicious passengers from boarding plane after recent mid-flight theft

South African Airways (SAA) on Thursday confirmed that two passengers were denied entry to one of its flights, following a recent theft during a flight from Johannesburg to Hong Kong. According to SAA spokesperson Tlali Tlali, the airline acted to prevent any further incidents on the Hong Kong route. He told TimesLive the two passengers intended travelling 35

18 October 2018 5:15 AM Man kills granny, 105, over witchcraft claims – report

A Malawian man, 30, has reportedly been arrested for killing his 105 year-old grandmother over witchcraft allegations. According to Nyasa Times, police confirmed the incident, adding that Mathias James forced his way into the woman’s house after drinking beer in a neighbouring village. James beat the deceased woman with a wooden spoon. The attack was so hard that the woman 21

15 October 2018 3:07 PM Young girl kidnapped during farm robbery found unharmed

A teenager who was kidnapped during a farm robbery on Monday morning in Doringkloof near Fort Beaufort in the Eastern Cape has been found and is receiving trauma counselling. Earlier on Monday the young girl, whose age was not disclosed by police, was kidnapped after an unknown number of suspects gained entry onto the farm, police said in a statement 40

11 October 2018 10:20 AM Africa's youngest billionaire kidnapped in Tanzania: police

Africa's youngest billionaire was kidnapped on Thursday morning by gunmen in Tanzania's economic capital Dar es Salaam, officials said. Mohammed Dewji, 40, who heads the MeTL Group which operates in about 10 countries with interests in agriculture to insurance, transport, logistics and the food industry, was snatched as he entered the gym of a hotel 24

06 October 2018 5:16 PM Man, 22, stones, stabs aunt to death over witchcraft – report

A 22-year-old man has reportedly been arrested in Zimbabwe after he allegedly stabbed and stoned his aunt to death, accusing her of witchcraft. According to the state-owned Chronicle newspaper, Abel Vundla from Bambanani village in Matabeleland South allegedly killed his aunt, Hilder Ngwenya, 49, a few metres away from her home last Saturday 55

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

02 October 2018 4:15 PM 2 women arrested on drug charges in Cape Town

Two women were arrested for dealing and being in possession of drugs in Parow, a northern suburb of Cape Town, on Sunday night, Western Cape police said. A 31-year-old woman was arrested with 1 050 mandrax tablets with an estimated street value of R63 000. At a second location, a 28-year-old woman was arrested for the possession of 630 tablets with an estimated 40

01 October 2018 4:33 PM Trio hit Cape Town mall in cash-in-transit heist

Three men escaped with an undisclosed amount of money in a cash-in-transit heist at a Cape Town mall on Monday, police say. The trio hit the Liberty Promenade in Mitchells Plain at about 14:30 as the security guard was leaving the shopping centre, making off with a cash box. "The security guard's firearm was also taken by suspects," national police spokesperson 32