News making headlines in South Africa

In the first case, justice was served after a 44-year-old man was sentenced to 287 years behind bars for rape, robbery and kidnapping, recently.

House break-in suspects arrested in high speed chase 

Station commander of the Malvern SAPS, Lt Col Valarine Reddy, commended both the Malvern SAPS Crime Prevention members and the Metro members for their swift response and strategic approach to the arrests and recoveries.

Mobeni Heights man stabbed in botched hijacking

Communications officer of the eThekwini Inner South Task Team, Priya Nunkumar, said that it is alleged that the 23-year-old driver offered a lift to the suspect when a struggle occurred between the suspect and victim. The suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed the man.

Hefty sentences for cigarette thieves

The cigarettes were offloaded and the accused drove off. They would rob the complainants (drivers) off their cellphones and cash as well.

Rapists handed down life terms

A case of armed robbery and rape were soon opened at the local police station and it was thereafter transferred to the local FCS unit for further investigation. The accused were soon arrested.