Policing

Trial of officer accused of murdering a homeless man set for next February

Law enforcement officer Luvolwethu Kati will stand trial at the Wynberg Regional Court

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Brief | 24 November 2022

Crime is harming business in Mitchells Plain, say traders

Stall holders want the City to do more to deal with competition from traders without permits

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News | 23 November 2022

Liquor traders demand more licenses but watchdog warns of harm

Protesters demanded that unlicensed liquor traders be licensed

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News | 17 November 2022

Woodstock residents rattled by police raid

The City of Cape Town says Cissie Gool House has been “hijacked” and that Reclaim the City has lost control

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News | 16 November 2022

Man spent two years in prison before charges were dropped

He contracted HIV and was forcibly tattooed while in jail. Now he has been awarded R2-million in damages.

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Law | 10 November 2022

Problems crash Gqeberha 10111 emergency line

Loadshedding, staff shortages and a fire leave residents furious at slow police response

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News | 3 November 2022

Police Minister ordered to pay father R240,000 for unlawful arrest during lockdown

The man said he was arrested at a roadblock in April 2020 while transporting his sick son to a doctor

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Law | 7 October 2022

Vrygrond will have to wait more than five years for a police station

The land on which a station was to be built is occupied by a crèche

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Brief | 23 September 2022

Ekurhuleni family demands investigation after baby exposed to police teargas

They claim police threw the container into the property while chasing protesters

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News | 21 September 2022

City of Joburg pays constitutional damages for trying to evict park dwellers

Court settlement reached between Albert Park occupants, and City and metro police

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Law | 16 September 2022

Traditional court condemns 19-year-old to grisly death

Accused of stock theft in 2020, Abulele Kwindana was killed. More than two years later, no-one has been charged with his murder.

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News | 16 September 2022

Protesters camp outside Soweto police station after a surge in gun deaths

Eldorado Park residents demand better policing

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News | 14 September 2022

Immigrants forced out of their homes in Plettenberg Bay

They say the police have failed to protect their rights

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News | 13 September 2022

Police accused of extorting money from immigrants during raids in Johannesburg

SAPS says anyone who is asked for a bribe must come forward

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News | 13 September 2022

Protesters slam ninth postponement in murder case

“The investigating officer messed up and the state needs to take accountability” says Funeka Soldaat

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News | 5 September 2022