Category Archives: Human Rights

Hawks arrest 23 SAPS and Tshwane metropolitan officers for graft

PRETORIA – The National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) Lieutenant General Godfrey Lebeya has welcomed the arrest of twelve (12) South African Police Service members aged between 30 and 51 years old on Friday. Their arrest follows a three year investigation by the Hawks Serious Corruption Investigation and Crime Intelligence on

Search operation launched for a missing mentally challenged man

POLOKWANE – The police in Namakgale outside Phalaborwa have launched a search operation of a 48-year-old man, Oscar Thambumuzi from Majeje village who allegedly went missing on Saturday, 18 July 2020 at about 11:30. The complainant who is the missing person’s sister alleged that she received a phone call that her brother has departed to

Three suspects arrested on fraud and corruption charges by Bellville Vehicle Crime Investigation Unit

WESTERN CAPE – To participate in efforts to address the causes of crime, attentive members attached to Bellville Vehicle Crime Investigation Unit (VCIU) detectives and Provincial Crime Intelligence members arrested three employees (aged 41, 45 and 46) of the Department of Transport implicated in a syndicate on Friday, 19 June 2020. The 41-year-old male and

Suspects swiftly arrested in separate cases of rape and murder

KIMBERLEY – Members of the Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit in Kathu in collaboration with members of Crime Intelligence Unit, SAPS Olifantshoek and local Detectives, arrested a 32-year-old man in connection with the rape of a 74-year-old blind woman. The incident was reportedly committed on 16 June 2020 at the victim’s home