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Welkom gang member sentenced for murder

A member of the so called “International Junior Portuguese" gang (IJP) was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Tuesday, 1 September 2020 in...

FS teacher allegedly duped by healer

A woman was allegedly scammed out of her life earnings, saying she trusted that a 39-year-old traditional healer would double her money in QwaQwa,...

Ex-employee appears in court for defrauding clients

A 29-year-old suspect appeared in the Welkom Magistrates court on Tuesday, 20 May 2020 on charges of fraud, theft and possession of suspected stolen...

FS Hawks operations yield positive results against corruption

A 41-year-old traffic officer was arrested on Thursday, 26 March 2020 for alleged corruption during a crackdown operation by members of the Serious Corruption...

Suspects arrested at CUT campus out on warning

The eight suspects believed to be Central University of Technology (CUT) students were released with a warning by the Welkom Magistrate’s Court. OFM News reports...

Former Matjhabeng Municipality employee out on bail

A former Matjhabeng Local Municipality employee is out on bail. This is after he was arrested earlier this week for stealing the municipality’s water...

Nine teens arrested for alleged murder in Welkom

Nine teenagers have been arrested by police in Welkom for an alleged murder following conflict between a group of boys from G-Hostel and Moeletsi...

Welkom police welcome arrest of suspect in drug bust

A Nigerian national is expected to appear on drug-related charges in the Welkom Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday after he was arrested during a routine...

Man sentenced to 10 years after stabbing nephew for allegedly stealing...

A Bultfontein man has been sentenced to 10 years in jail after he stabbed his nephew at a local restaurant for allegedly stealing his...

Fraudsters sentenced after trying to buy bakkie with false documents

Thulasize Thamsonqa Mbambo (36) and Phumlani Howard (36) have been sentenced in Welkom Magistrate’s Court after being found guilty of submitting false documents in...

Alleged fraudsters appear in Welkom court

Thulasizwe Mbambo and Phumlani Madlala appeared before the Welkom Magistrate’s court today on charges of fraud and intimidation. The pair were arrested on Tuesday...

Welkom businessman up for human trafficking, victim rescued

A well-known 50-year-old Welkom businessman was expected to appear before the Welkom Magistrate’s Court this morning after he was arrested by the Hawks’ Organised...

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...

Illegal immigrants caught wrapping food parcels for illegal miners

Free State police have caught 13 illegal immigrants busy wrapping food parcels for illegal miners in Welkom. Members of the Welkom POP Unit led by...