Crime

Mpumalanga traffic cops bust for accepting bribes from motorists

Four traffic officers and two SAPS members have been arrested in Mpumalanga for allegedly taking bribes from motorists over the festive season. The officers were arrested in Komatipoort, KwaMhlanga, and Middelburg on Friday as part of an anti-corruption drive conducted by the National Anti-Corruption Unit of the Road Traffic Management Corporation in Mpumalanga. “Three of …

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Three suspects caught in possession of 173 flat screen TVs in Tshwane

SAPS in Tshwane District Laudium have arrested three suspects ages between 23, 25 and 41 years old yesterday afternoon in Laudium. This follows the tip-off received from the community member about the truck off-loaded goods in one of the houses in Gem street Laudium . Police responded swiftly on the information provided and the following …

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Doctors arrested for medical fraud related to issuing of PrDPs

Traffic anti-corruption law enforcement authorities in the Nelson Mandela Bay metro have cracked down on doctors fraudulently issuing medical certificates which are mandatory in the granting of professional drivers’ permits (PrDP). The authority has raided at least 10 medical practices in the metro and arrested two suspects for allegedly practising medicine unlawfully while two others …

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Man in custody for the murder of a South African trucker in Botswana

Botswana – Nineteen-year-old Samuel Marambe of Ghanzi Township’s Bosele Ward was arraigned May 10 in connection with the murder of a South African truck driver. Marambe, who appeared before Ghanzi Magistrate Lechani Wotho, is accused of killing Shimane Mjumeli, believed to have given him a ride, on May 8 near Chobokwane in the Ghanzi District. …

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A truck with two trailers, which Free State police stopped on the N8 near Thaba Nchu in the early hours of Wednesday morning, recovering cargo worth R2 million.

Stolen truck with cargo valued at R2 million recovered in Freestate

Free State police have arrested five people after they were tipped off about a suspected stolen truck on the N8 near Thaba Nchu in the early hours of Wednesday morning. The Selosesha Highway Patrol, Thaba Nchu police and Botshabelo police stopped the Mercedes Actros truck pulling a tautliner and recovered cargo worth about R2 million …

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