Daily Archives: December 7, 2019

News: Four suspected peddlers due to appear in court

POTCHEFSTROOM In an effort to deal with drug peddling, four suspects between the ages of 27 and 44 are expected to appear in the Potchefstroom Magistrate Court on Monday, 9 December 2019, for possession of drugs.

The suspects' court appearance stems from their apprehension by Potchefstroom K9 Unit members on Friday, 06 December 2019. The suspects were arrested outside unoccupied house in Potchefstroom after they attempted to run away. That was after the police made a follow-up on a tip-off received from members of the community. During the arrest, drugs such as kat, tik, mandrax and heroine with an estimated street value of R600 000.00 were found inside a plastic bag at the suspects' residence.

Preliminary investigations revealed that two of the three suspects, were previously arrested for dealing and possession of drugs. However, they were acquitted.

Source: South African Police Service

Two in custody for fraud

DURBAN Two suspects aged 38 and 53 were arrested yesterday during an operation led by EThekwini Outer South and Umlazi police officers. The suspects were arrested for fraud and possession of suspected stolen property.The 38-year-old suspect was arrest… read more

Update on missing family: Tsomo

EASTERN CAPE – Police recovered the bodies of the family who were kidnapped at their homestead on Monday 02 December 2019.The three family members, a 71-year-old gogo together with her granddaughters aged 16 and 17 were last seen on Sunday night.A sear… read more

House robbers nabbed

DURBAN On 2 November 2019, police in Kwadukuza arrested two men at Doringkop after they were spotted driving a bakkie that was stolen during a house robbery at Nkandla in October 2019. The men aged 31 and 32, were charged for possession of suspected s… read more

Drug dealers nabbed in Calvinia

NORTHERN CAPE – Raiding of two houses at Calvinia in the Namakwa District yielded positive results this morning.The raiding is part of trilateral cross border operation that is unfolding in the area.In the first house police arrested three male suspect… read more

Inquest after three drowned

NORTHERN CAPE – Police in Upington have opened an inquest docket after a man and his two daughters aged 4 and 8 drowned in a canal on Wednesday. Their bodies were retrieved by SAPS Search and Rescue members on Thursday. The man’s body was recovered yes… read more