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Illicit smokes a crime catalyst: Phiyega

Illicit trading in the tobacco sector creates a catalyst for other crimes, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega said.

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SA drug mule held in Kenya

A 45-year-old South African woman has been in arrested in Kenya for allegedly being in possession of cocaine with a street value of R1.7 million, the SABC repo... Read Story

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Faeces feeder jailed

The Western Cape High Court has sentenced a man to 15 years in prison for assaulting a two-year-old boy and forcing him to eat his own faeces.

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"Young, blonde tourist" gunned down in Gugs
November 24 2014 at 13:24

A woman described by witnesses as "blonde and beautiful" was shot twice in the heart by thugs who wanted her phone.

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‘More to Anni’s murder than meets the eye’
November 24 2014 at 16:16

Shrien Dewani's lawyer told the court that the truth about honeymooner Anni Hinocha's murder may never be known.

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Probe cops over assault investigation: DA
November 24 2014 at 16:50

“The police officers responsible for concealing the evidence in Ms Adonis’s case must be brought to justice,” MP Dianne Kohler Barnard said.

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Some keypoints already known: lawyer
November 24 2014 at 15:49

Disclosing the list of national key points will not put SA's security and defence at risk, the High Court in Johannesburg heard.

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Beaten girl’s tragic life
November 24 2014 at 14:42

The toddler who was found beaten to death in KZN, was rescued at 6 weeks old after allegedly being sold, police said.

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Ex-lover taunts victim after acid attack
November 24 2014 at 14:43

A young woman is in hospital after a brutal attack by her ex-boyfriend, who reportedly threatened to "finish the job".

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Cape’s crime and grime headache
November 24 2014 at 14:43

The lack of visible policing in Cape Town’s CBD is placing the safety of locals and tourists at risk, say business owners.

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Laws governing shooting in self-defence
November 24 2014 at 14:37

Advocate John Welch outlines the “extremely limited conditions” under which citizens can act in self-defence.

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Rising sales of guns and knives
November 24 2014 at 14:37

Durban residents fed up with crime are spiking up the demand for weapons like knives, guns and pepper spray.

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Samurai trial: families pleased
November 24 2014 at 14:36

The family of Kevindran Naidoo is pleased with the sentence handed down to his murderer, Jayendran Sewnath.

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Judge sentences ‘arrogant’ samurai killer
November 24 2014 at 14:32

A Phoenix man who used a samurai sword and a knife to stab his two victims 30 times, has been jailed for life.

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Four Durban robbers nabbed
November 24 2014 at 14:24

Four people who robbed security officers collecting money at a service station in Durban, were arrested, KZN police said.

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Mayfair murder accused to appear in court
November 24 2014 at 14:23

A man accused of stabbing another man to death will appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court.

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Water drainage blamed for Zuma crash
November 24 2014 at 14:21

Lack of water drainage caused an accident involving Duduzane Zuma, in which a woman died, an inquest heard.

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‘Zola Tongo is a liar’
November 24 2014 at 13:41

Zola Tongo told many lies when he gave evidence against Shrien Dewani, the Cape High Court heard.

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Mace killings: KZN man’s case postponed
November 24 2014 at 12:34

A Chatsworth man, accused of killing his wife while she slept and bludgeoning his children to death, has appeared in court.

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Zuma’s son ‘responsible for crash’
November 24 2014 at 12:19

Duduzane Zuma should be held criminally liable for an accident in which a woman was killed, an inquest has heard.

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‘Disclosure of key points a security risk’
November 24 2014 at 12:00

If SA's 200 national key points are revealed, the country's security will be at risk, a court has heard.

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Cop admits fondling women’s breasts
November 24 2014 at 11:57

A senior police commander has been found guilty of sexual harassment and misconduct on the job.

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Woman seeks R1.5m after hospital ordeal
November 24 2014 at 11:57

Janita Bodenstein fell off a tractor and was taken to Bethal Hospital, where she claims staff allowed her wounds to go septic.

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