Daily Archives: June 25, 2018

Update: Missing boy found

Sanele Kamo Nkabinde (10) who was reported as missing has been found safe and unharmed at Greylingstad with his father. Apparently he voluntarily went to his father without telling his mother, who is not staying with the father anymore.

Source: South African Police Service

Limpopo Junior Commissioner’s project unfolds at University of Limpopo

The youth of this country should play a vital role in crime combating tactics.

The SAPS Acting Provincial Commissioner, Major General Jan Scheepers in partnership with the Department of Education, found it fit to engage young people, especially learners from various schools across the Limpopo province to feature in this unique crime prevention strategy.

The strategy, named “Junior Commissioner’s project”, engaged learners in Grade 9 and 10 from various schools to participate in this crime prevention strategy by competing on a topic determined to discourage the escalation of various crime trends. The competition started from police stations to the Cluster levels and now is held at Provincial level and then on to the National level.

The Provincial event is being held today, 25 June 2018 and is taking place at the Tiro Hall in the University of Limpopo Campus in Mankweng.

The dignitaries in attendance include the Deputy Provincial Commissioners, the Provincial Heads, the Cluster Commanders, Station Commanders, Members from Department of Community Safety and Transport, the Department of Education, Community Police Forums, Youth Desk and the Department of Social Development.

Source: South African Police Service

Three relatives nabbed for allegedly killing a rape suspect in Addo

Addo – Police nabbed three suspects for allegedly killing a rape suspect in Addo yesterday.

On Sunday, 24 June 2018 around 03:00, it is alleged that a 20-year-old woman was sleeping at her home in Kwa Nomathamsanqa area, Addo, when a man broke into the house and raped her. The victim was alone at the time of the incident, and it is believed that her relatives arrived while the suspect was still in the act and attacked him. The suspect died at the scene.

Three people, aged between 23 and 50, were arrested and are due to appear in the Addo Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, 26 June 2018 for charges of murder. A case of rape was also opened for investigation.

Source: South African Police Service

Three relatives nabbed for allegedly killing a rape suspect in Addo

Addo – Police nabbed three suspects for allegedly killing a rape suspect in Addo yesterday.

On Sunday, 24 June 2018 around 03:00, it is alleged that a 20-year-old woman was sleeping at her home in Kwa Nomathamsanqa area, Addo, when a man broke into the house and raped her. The victim was alone at the time of the incident, and it is believed that her relatives arrived while the suspect was still in the act and attacked him. The suspect died at the scene.

Three people, aged between 23 and 50, were arrested and are due to appear in the Addo Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, 26 June 2018 for charges of murder. A case of rape was also opened for investigation.

Source: South African Police Service

Update on the cyber-crime syndicates

Tzaneen: Following this cyber-crime related incident that was reported in the Tzaneen Policing area, the police have made a breakthrough when the stolen motor vehicle was recovered at Acornhoek in Artherstone village in the Mpumalanga Province.

In the same premises where this car was found, another car, a white Toyota Tazz was found parked in the yard without registration numbers and circulated. Preliminary police investigations have revealed that the vehicle was reported stolen at Kempton Park in the Gauteng province.

In the process of these recoveries, the suspect managed to evade the arrest and he is still on the run but the police are hard on his heels.

The South African Police Service are still alerting members of the public to be cautious about the danger of engaging themselves into affairs through social network platforms, where women are mostly targeted.

It was reported that a victim was robbed of her motor vehicle in Tzaneen Life Style shopping centre, after the woman got into contact with a man through a social media platform.

It is alleged that the victim from Mbekwana village in the Letsitele Policing area outside Tzaneen, met the suspect through Facebook who introduced himself as Brian Mabasa working at a Hospital in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Province. The two decided to meet in person after numerous conversations during the past three months.

Subsequently, the suspect Brian, went to Mbekwana village to meet the woman and they spent a weekend together. On Sunday 17 June 2018, they both went to Tzaneen CBD with the victim’s green Toyota Tazz. On arrival at the shopping centre, the victim went to the pharmacy, leaving the suspect with the vehicle at a parking bay. When she came back, the suspect was nowhere to be found with her vehicle and he was out of reach on his cell phone. The victim then immediately reported the matter to the police who started with their initial investigations.

Members of the community especially women, are once more advised to be alert and to avoid any type of relationship through the social media platforms.

Anyone with information which can lead to the arrest of the suspect, should contact Colonel Jabulani Ngobeni at 082 451 7169 or the Crime stop number 0860010111. Alternatively the crime line SMS 32211 or the nearest Police Station.

Source: South African Police Service