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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...

Police seize food meant for illegal miners

Free State police seized food that were meant for illegal miners on Sunday. This after a member of the Welkom Flying Squad received a tip-off...

Suspects busted for drugs, copper cable and dangerous weapons

Twelve suspects were busted for drugs, copper cable and dangerous weapons in Welkom on Monday. According to the police, members of the Welkom K9 Unit...

16-year-old charged for possession of a gun

A 16-year-old teenage boy has been arrested and charged for the possession of an unlicensed firearm in Welkom. Police spokesperson Stephen Thakeng said the firearm...

Police hunts missing St. Andrews School learner

Free State police are requesting assistance in tracing a 13-year-old St. Andrew's School learner who has recently been reportedly missing. According to police spokesperson Stephen...

Assistance requested in tracing murder suspects

Welkom police are on the lookout for murder suspects after a young man was found murdered near Bronville. Police spokesperson Stephen Thakeng says last Wednesday...

More illegal miners arrested in Welkom

Free State police have arrested 16 illegal miners from Eland shaft mine Lesotho, Mozambique and Zimbabwe of Harmony in Welkom. Spokesperson Stephen Thakeng says most...