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#BrendinHorner: Protester calls for justice – VIDEO

A man known for chaining himself in shackles whilst protesting against farm murders, Phakamile Sitho, has called for justice to be served in the...

#CrimeStats: Sexual offences, #GBV still a concern

Police Minister Bheki Cele says criminal acts against women and children must come to an end. Releasing crime statistics for the fourth quarter of 2020/2021,...

DNA test backlog ’empowers murderers and rapists’, Parliament hears

The fact that there are over 200,000 outstanding DNA results backlogged in forensic science laboratory service was “empowering murderers and rapists”. This according to African...

Citizens must be wary of getting a criminal record

Police Minister Bheki Cele is asking South Africans to do the right thing and spare themselves a criminal record. He says police have arrested thousands...

Stick to the rules or be arrested, Cele warns

Over 300,000 people have so far been arrested and charged for violating lockdown regulations. Police Minister Bheki Cele warned the public to stick to the...

Over 21,000 domestic violence cases reported this year – Cele

Over 21,000 cases of domestic violence were reported this year to date. Police Minister Bheki Cele revealed the figure during a dialogue about enhancing access...

FS crime stats briefing postponed

The media briefing meant to outline the Free State province’s crime statistics has been postponed until further notice. OFM News reports that the spokesperson for...

Concerns over murder, rape stats

Members of Parliament (MPs) have questioned the country’s police on how they plan to reduce violent crime by half over the next decade. The South...

1685 SAPS members test positive for Covid-19, 14 dead from the...

Police Minister Bheki Cele has said that a total of 1685 members of the South African Police Services (SAPS) have tested positive for Covid-19,...

Cele given three months to recommend candidate for Ipid head

Police Minister Bheki Cele has been given three months to recommend a candidate for the position of executive director of the Independent Police Investigative...

Cele highlights ‘worrying’ 87,000 reported GBV cases during lockdown

Police Minister Bheki Cele has highlighted an alarming figure of 87,000 gender-based violence cases reported during the nationwide lockdown. The Citizen reports, speaking at the...

Justice system must not be kind to criminals – Cele

The perks and privileges of inmates across prisons in the country were amongst the issues focused on by the Police Minister Bheki Cele during...

Surrender unlicensed firearms, or face the consequences

Police Minister Bheki Cele has urged gun owners to take advantage of government’s firearms amnesty programme and surrender unwanted weapons before May this year. The...

FS set to welcome new Police Commissioner

The newly appointed Free State Police Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Baile Motswenyane, is expected to be officially welcomed in office next week. Motswenyane takes over...

Over 200 firearms handed in since start of amnesty period

Over 200 firearms and 2000 rounds of ammunition have been surrendered so far since the start of the firearms amnesty period earlier this month,...

No arrests in botched Bfn cash-in-transit heist

The Hawks in the Free State are yet to make any arrests in connection with a botched cash-in-transit heist that occurred on Monday between...

Encouraging police officers to strike is ‘reckless’ – Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) on Tuesday said it was “alarmed by the irresponsible support” for police officers to embark on an “illegal strike”...

McBride’s fight against Cele to keep his job appears headed for...

A showdown between Independent Investigative Directorate (Ipid) director Robert McBride and Police Minister Bheki Cele about the renewal of McBride’s contract might be heading...