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Cybercrime concerns FS police

Cybercrime, which includes, theft, fraud, extortion and a host of statutory offences, amongst others, remains a serious concern for the Free State police as...

Police mum on developments in Welkom parking lot murder

Police in the Free State are tight-lipped regarding the latest developments in the murder case of Shai Mikia Mohapi, whose killing made international headlines...

Man arrested for arson to appear in Bothaville court

A suspect is set to appear in the Bothaville Magistrate’s Court in the Free State on Tuesday 20 August 2019 after he was arrested...

FS men accused of killing maize thieves appear in court

The case against the five men accused of killing one person and assaulting three others for allegedly attempting to steal maize on a farm...

Welkom woman robbed inside taxi

Police in Welkom have launched a manhunt for two suspects said to have robbed a woman in a taxi at gunpoint. Police spokesperson in the...

Woman busted with stolen copper cable and municipal property

A woman (31) was arrested after being found in possession of suspected stolen copper cable as well as other property belonging to the Matjhabeng...

FS police in search of three men for 2018 gold fraud

Police in the Free State are pursuing three men who allegedly defrauded a Welkom-based woman of R55 000 in a 2018 gold scam. Police spokesperson,...

Alleged robbers wanted after allegedly stabbing and robbing taxi driver

Police in Welkom are investigating case of robbery after a taxi driver was robbed of cash and stabbed with a knife. These alleged bogus...

Two mineworkers shot, suspect on the run

An unknown man suspected to be a Lesotho national is wanted in connection with murder and attempted murder after two mine workers were allegedly...

Manhunt launched after suspects robbed farm workers at gun point

Hertzogville police are searching for seven armed suspects after they have robbed farm workers at Dankieskuil farm on Tuesday. Police reported that at about 06:30...

Suspect scams 80-year-old woman

A suspect is being sought by the Free State police in Riebeeckstad, Welkom, after an elderly woman was scammed and lost an undisclosed amount...

Experienced woman takes charge at Bultfontein police station

An energetic and committed Lieutenant-Colonel Makhotso Motsoeli, who boasts an overwhelming 32-years of experience, has been placed at the helm of the Bultfontein police...

Woman arrested after false rape accusations

A Welkom woman was arrested for perjury, theft and fraud after she allegedly lied about getting kidnapped and raped last week. The 34-year-old woman...

FS police pursuing more suspects over illegal mining

More suspects are expected to be arrested following the appearance of seven suspects yesterday who were apprehended for being in possession of gold-bearing material...

Bothaville community members take to the streets in #FSprotests

Community protest action has spilt over to Bothaville in the Free State. Police spokesperson, Stephen Thakeng, told OFM News ten men were arrested yesterday and...

Boer wond vermeende inbreker in huis

Die polisie in die Vrystaat ondersoek 'n klag van huisbraak nadat 'n vermeende inbreker aangekeer is kort nadat hy deur 'n boer in die...

Police seek suspects after elderly woman is scammed

Police in Welkom are looking to arrest four suspects after an elderly woman had her money stolen under false pretence. Police spokesperson, Stephen Thakeng, says...

Vrou stokvelgeld kwyt ná gewapende rooftog

Vyf gewapende rowers het ‘n vrou van Kutloanong, Odendaalsrus, van duisende rande se stokvelgeld beroof. Polisiewoordvoerder, Stephen Thakeng, sê ‘n 45-jarige vrou het gister...