Daily Archives: January 17, 2020

News: Suspect found in possession of police equipment granted bail and gets arrested for another crime

POLOKWANE - Thomas Magane (28), who was arrested by the South African Police Service in Dennilton outside Groblersdal after he was found in possession Police equipment including a firearm and ammunition, has appeared in Moutse magistrate's court on Thursday, 16 January 2020.

He was released on R4000-00 bail and his case was postponed until 23 February 2020, while Police investigations are still continuing. He was then rearrested by the police from Mpumalanga for theft of a police firearm.

The suspect was arrested during an operation that was conducted along Loskop/Ntwane Road next to Moutse Magistrate court on Saturday, 28 December 2019. He was found in possession of South African Police Service Uniform, a firearm, ammunition, grenades, handcuffs, bulletproof vest and reflector jacket. The suspect allegedly pretended to be a police officer and tried to evade arrest.

He is facing charges of impersonating a police officer, resisting arrest, unlawful possession of firearm and ammunition, SAPS bulletproof vest and other items.

Investigations into how he acquired police equipment and uniform are still proceeding

Source: South African Police Service

Man arrested for theft of copper cable

NORTHERN CAPE In an effort to fight non-ferrous metal crimes the Police in Kagisho arrested a 48-year-old man after he was found in possession of suspected stolen copper cable.On Friday, 17 January 2020 Kagisho Police followed up on a tip off that led them to…

Assistance sought in a double murder case

DURBAN Durban North Detectives are making an appeal to members of the community for assistance with regards to the whereabouts of the man depicted in the attached photo. The person who is known as Strini Chetty alias Micolan, is in his thirties; approximately 1.78m in…

Police launch search operation for missing woman

POLOKWANE - The South African Police Service in Mphephu outside Makhado are investigating a case of a missing person following the disappearance of a 37-year-old woman, Rudzani Tshavhungwa of Dzanani Township who reportedly went missing on Monday, 13 January 2020. The woman was allegedly last…

Stolen goods worth R1 million seized

DURBAN Criminals who think that they can get away with robbing and hijacking vehicles, forget that they cannot escape the long arm of the law. Yesterday the nightmare became a reality for a 46-year-old suspect who was arrested by police officers from Umzinto SAPS and…

A 17-year-old detained after killing school learner

POTCHEFSTROOM A 17-year-old was arrested today for the alleged murder of Katlego Gristiph Lesagae (18) in Atamelang, near Delareyville. The incident reportedly occurred this morning at about 06:30, outside a Secondary School in Atamelang. Lesagae allegedly just exited a school bus, outside the school premises,…

Sixth suspect arrested for police killing

EASTERN CAPE Bonginkosi Ndevu (27) appeared at the Mqanduli Magistrate court today for the 3rd of December 2019 murder of Constable Lonwabo Soga (26) in Coffee Bay. Ndevu was arrested through an intelligence driven operation which was conducted by the Serious Organised Crime Investigation of…