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Chinese human traffickers back in Cape Town court

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A Chinese man and a Chinese woman, who engaged in human trafficking for sexual purposes, appeared in court briefly on Wednesday. Chinese nationals Jiang Wang, of Kenilworth, and his woman co-accused, Yiting Wong, both 32, appeared before magistrate Elsa van Zyl, in the Parow Regional Court. In May last year, ...

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Another body found in Hartbeespoort Dam

Crime Scene Investigation

The body discovered on Wednesday morning was the third found in the dam in the space of a year Yet another body has been found in the Hartbeespoort Dam in the North West, close to Johannesburg and Pretoria. The body of a man floating in the water was spotted by ...

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Police call on public to help find escapees

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Months since two criminals escaped from police custody, investigators are calling on the public to assist in finding them. The Hawks have offered a reward of R100 000 to anyone with information leading to the arrest of most-wanted suspect Thabiso Ledwaba, also known as Kagiso Linken, who escaped from the ...

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Pastor ra_ped ra_pe victim

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‘Man of God’ has been found guilty, faces life in prison. A Magistrate slammed this pastor for abusing his powers as a man of God when she convicted him of raping a member of his congregation, who had been a victim of another ra_pe just months before . Pastor Mthuthuzeli ...

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Four thugs rob traffic cop!

traffic cop

A TRAFFIC cop went to the tavern to meet his friend on Saturday – but he ended up becoming a victim of crime! Warrant Officer Solomon Sibiya said the traffic officer was robbed of his cellphone and cash in Kagiso, Mogale City. He said the officer had parked his vehicle ...

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Toddler ‘hanged’

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Police are investigating after a one-year-old toddler died at a crèche. The little one was found hanging by his backpack on a railing at the crèche in Kraaifontein on Friday. The circumstances surrounding the incident at the Sinothando Educare in Wallacedene are still unclear but according to police, the toddler’s ...

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Man in court after R93m drug bust

drugs

A man travelling with a Tanzanian passport is expected to appear in the Lephalale Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday after police discovered drugs worth R93 million and cash, including foreign currency, hidden in his vehicle. Limpopo police spokeswoman Colonel Ronel Otto said detectives received a tip-off about a vehicle transporting drugs. ...

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EFF MPs suspended.

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After being forcibly removed from the National Assembly during the Presidency budget debate on Wednesday, Economic Freedom Fighters MPs have been suspended from Parliament for five working days. The EFF MP’s may face disciplinary action. Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete told members of the Economic Freedom Fighters to ...

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Man in court for murder of policeman

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THE Hawks arrested Siyabonga Shabalala (21) for the murder of an off-duty policeman, Mthokozisi Phakathi (34), who was stationed at Mpumalanga Police Station. On Tuesday, 17 May, Phakathi was shot twice by Shabalala. He was taken to the local clinic, where he succumbed to his injuries. A case of murder ...

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