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SACP’s Mapaila fires new legal salvo against Zuma

SACP Deputy Secretary General Solly Mapaila said President Jacob Zuma lied to his alliance partner when he fired Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan as part of his controversial cabinet reshuffle at the end of March. Mapaila said he’s filed an affidavit detailing his version of what happened. The SACP leader was speaking …

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5 more suspects arrested of the lamborghini gang

It’s understood that a Lamborghini and a substantial amount of money have been seized. OR Tambo International Airport heist. Five more suspects have been arrested. This comes after the police announced on Tuesday night, the arrest of four others. About R20 million worth of foreign currency was taken in the heist. …

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90-year-old stabbed to death in apartment

A 90-year-old woman was found with multiple stab wounds in her apartment in Vanderbijlpark this evening. It is understood that the woman’s daughter came across her body in the apartment and called emergency services. Paramedics from ER24 arrived on the scene shortly before 7pm where they found the woman lying …

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Pedestrian left in critical condition in Sandton

A pedestrian, believed to be in his late forties, was found with critical injuries in Sandton this morning. Shortly after 4am paramedics from ER24 were flagged down my Metro Police officials near Marie Street and Sandton Drive. Upon assessment, they found that a man was hit by a truck. He …

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Man hit-and-killed on the N12 Highway

A man, believed to be in his 30s, was killed this morning when he was knocked over by a bakkie on the N12 near the Xavier Road off-ramp in Rifle Range, south of Johannesburg. ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find one light motor vehicle in the middle lane …

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Most dangerous robbers now caught

2 Men were arrested driving a recently hijacked vehicle and in were possession of 2 pistols and a rifle! The criminal pair are linked to a string of robberies occuring in Crown Mines, Langaate, Mayfair and Fordsburg. Credit goes to Captain Groesbeek and his group of crime prevention members in …

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