Daily Archives: May 8, 2020

Search operation launched for a missing woman

The police in Polokwane have launched a search operation for a missing 37-year-old woman, Ellerina Erasmus from Faunapark surbab of the City of Polokwane. It is alleged that Erasmus was last seen on Thursday, the 07th May 2020 after she departed her home without informing anyone about her destination. She was last seen wearing a

Mpumalanga suspect arrested for illegal possession of firearm and ammunition

MPUMALANGA – The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI, working in close cooperation with Crime Intelligence, Tactical Response Team, Priority Crime Specialised Investigation, Local Criminal Record Centre and Nelspruit detectives have arrested Vuyo Magagula (31) and Aaron Magagula (60) for illegal possession of a firearm and ammunitions and for an outstanding warrant of arrest on

Copper theft convict sentenced to ten years imprisonment

PRETORIA – Nelson Carlos Balane (35) was sentenced to ten years direct imprisonment and had his vehicle forfeited to the state when he appeared in the Oudstshoorn Regional Court on Thursday. Balane, from Mozambique, was also declared unfit to possess a firearm.   Meanwhile, the police were doing random stop searches on Wednesday, 17 April 2013,

Eight zama zamas caught in the act in Limpopo

LIMPOPO – The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) has arrested eight suspects for illegal mining in Hlaneki, Mapuve and Mavalani villages, just outside Giyani, on Thursday. The suspects aged between 31 and 65 are expected to appear in the Giyani Magistrate’s Court today for contravening Precious Metal Act 37 of 2005.   The Hawks, the