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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...

Death of illegal miners, increases

  The number of illegal miners who died in Welkom over the weekend have increased. On Monday morning, police were informed by the security guards of...

Matric learner allegedly murdered for his clothing

A grade 12 learner from Welkom in the Free State, who returned from his matric farewell, was allegedly murdered for his clothing. This comes after...

FS police ask information about deceased, illegal miner

  The Free State police are appealing to the community to assist in identifying the body of an illegal miner that was found dead at...

Seventy illegal miners to appear in court

Seventy illegal miners to appear at the Welkom Magistrate Court on Monday, on charges of attempted theft of gold bearing material, trespass and immigration. This...

Police warn communities against bogus cops

Police in the Free State have warned communities and especially farmers to be cautious of criminals, posing as police officers, who request entrance to...

Suspect to apply for bail after Bothaville farm robbery

 A 26-year-old suspect is expected to apply for bail next week after he and three other men allegedly posed as police officers and gained...

Verdagte later weer in hof nadat polisie beslag lê op kospakkies...

‘n Middeljarige man sal na verwagting volgende week in die landdroshof in Welkom aansoek doen om borgtog nadat kospakkies, wat na bewering vir onwettige...

FS police following up Riebeeckstad murder leads

The police in Welkom have been following up various leads that they have received from the community regarding the murder in Riebeeckstad. Police spokesperson Stephen...

Case postponed for pharmacist assistant found with stolen medication

REFILWE GAESWE A case of a 56-year-old pharmacist’s assistant from Welkom was postponed for 28 August this year. Sonti Monatisa appeared at the Welkom Magistrate's...

Woman to appear in court for stolen medicines

REFILWE GAESWE A 56 year old Sonti Monatisa from Welkom will appear at the Welkom Magistrate Court on 28 July this year for possession of...