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Naked body found in sewerage system
October 19 2014 at 14:47

The naked and bruised body of a woman was found in the sewer system in Lehurutshe outside Zeerust, police said.

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Robbery accused stabbed to death
October 19 2014 at 14:32

A 21-year-old man accused of robbing another man was stabbed to death in Boitekong near Rustenburg, police said.

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Man held after teen raped in Mahikeng
October 19 2014 at 14:26

A 24-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl in Tshidilamolomo near Mahikeng, police said.

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Decomposing body found in Seolong
October 19 2014 at 14:17

The decomposing body of a woman tied with ropes was found in Seolong outside Rustenburg.

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Infant‘s body found at dump
October 19 2014 at 13:53

The body of an infant has been found at the Swartruggens dumping site, North West police said.

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Mahikeng water safe for consumption
October 16 2014 at 16:00

Tests have confirmed that water in Mahikeng in the North West is safe to drink, the water and sanitation department said.

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12 year sentence for killing boyfriend
October 15 2014 at 15:37

A 20-year-old woman who murdered her boyfriend was handed a 12-year prison term by the Bloemhof Regional Court, North West.

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North West cops probe four murders
October 13 2014 at 21:13

Two deadly lovers’ quarrels, a stoning death in which the victims ear, lip and nose were cut off and a fatal stabbing are keeping police busy.

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Quarantined North West man dies
October 10 2014 at 18:17

A man from Potchefstroom who was quarantined after showing signs of haemorrhagic fever has died.

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Arrests made after DA woman killed
October 10 2014 at 12:43

Three men have appeared in the Zeerust Magistrate's Court for allegedly killing a DA researcher, police said.

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Potch man, hospital staff quarantined
October 9 2014 at 12:19

A Potchefstroom man has been isolated after he showed signs of haemorrhagic fever, North West’s health department said.

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Alleged cop killers’ case on hold
October 8 2014 at 18:33

Eight people accused of shooting dead a police officer will know in December whether the case would be moved to a high court.

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Man kills wife, hangs himself
October 8 2014 at 15:53

A man killed his wife with a garden fork and hanged himself at their home in Atamelang, North West.

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DA woman murdered in NWest home
October 6 2014 at 14:27

A 50-year-old DA researcher was found dead in her home after police found her bakkie abandoned in a nearby township.

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Crime is ‘eating away at heart of democracy’
October 4 2014 at 12:59

Crime and corruption is a massive problem that needs a leader like former activist Moses Kotane, Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said.

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Chinese tourists killed in Brits crash
October 3 2014 at 19:43

Three Chinese tourists were killed and 15 injured in a road accident in Brits, North West, Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom said.

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Police hunt for NWest killer
October 2 2014 at 15:13

North West police are searching for a suspect after a teen’s naked and dismembered body was found in a river.

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Trio found guilty of Muldersdrift murders
October 2 2014 at 10:13

Three men believed to be behind the reign of terror that left two people dead in Muldersdrift have been found guilty.

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ET heritage site bid 'non-procedural'
October 1 2014 at 14:31

The proposal to declare Eugene Terre'Blanche's house a heritage site was “non-procedural”, the NHC said.

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Taxi driver jailed for double murder
September 30 2014 at 22:13

A taxi driver found guilty of killing his girlfriend and her mother was sentenced to 25 years in jail by the Rustenburg Magistrate's Court.

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