Entries by Neo Maphage

Be careful not to compromise a crime scene

Be careful not to compromise a crime scene If you preserve the crime scene, then police will be able to gather uncontaminated evidence Police have recently found that, in their eagerness to spread police successes on social media, members of the community can inadvertently compromise crime scenes and the investigation of the crime itself. When suspects […]

Krejcir planned war to escape prison

Johannesburg – Radovan Krejcir’s most recent escape plot was going to be a “full-on war” against Zonderwater prison, with about 10 assault rifle-wielding thugs meant to storm it and free him. Planned for March this year, the plot, which would have seen the Czech fugitive transported to a safe house in Mamelodi, near Pretoria, soon […]

Cops nab gang with more than 30 guns

02 May 2016 at 17:22pm Police have rounded up a gang of criminals specialising in vehicle hijackings and business and house robberies. More than 30 firearms and seven vehicles were seized during a sting operation last week. One of the suspects was arrested yesterday morning while attending a church service in Baduza Street in KwaThema, […]

Joburg CBD police arrest 126 crime suspects

JOHANNESBURG – Johannesburg Central police arrested 216 people during crime-combating operations from Friday to Sunday morning, Gauteng police said. The suspects were arrested in the Mondeor, Booysens, Moffatview, Langlaagte, Fairlands, Sophiatown, Brixton, and Johannesburg Central areas, Warrant Officer Xoli Mbele said. The arrests included five for common robbery, 13 for armed robbery, six for possession […]

Notorious Rolex gangsters found guilty

Johannesburg – Three suspected members of the infamous Rolex Gang have been found guilty on nine charges of robbery with aggravated circumstances, one of murder and three of attempted murder. Betha Mphikeleni, Sipho Mabundla and George Mulaudzi were initially suspected of committing 12 robberies over six weeks in 2014 as part of the Rolex Gang, […]

Most wanted criminal nabbed in Hillbrow

JOBURG – Joint police operation acts on tip-off and foils a planned business robbery in Hillbrow. April 1, 2016 Gauteng Department of Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane applauded the joint operation conducted by Gauteng Traffic Police, National Crime Intelligence, Gauteng Flying Squad and Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department which led to the arrest of two suspects […]

Man up for murder after shooting intruder

The Polokwane man awoke to find an intruder and an accomplice in his house, trying to rob him. A Polokwane man is facing a charge of murder after he allegedly tried to protect himself and his property from intruders on Thursday last week. Westenburg police spokesperson, Captain Mohlaka Mashiane said the man was taking a […]

Five minute burglary caught on camera in Edenvale

Four burglars broke into a house in Edenvale last week and took under five minutes to steal valuables and electronics. On CCTV footage of the incident, the men can been seen arriving at the property after 3pm on 20 March in a red Polo. One of the burglars exits the car and presses the intercom […]

Chaos in vehicle licence renewals

Johannesburg – Motorists have not received notifications that their vehicle licence discs are up for renewal because the department of transport didn’t pay its Post Office bills. This was revealed in Parliament when the DA’s spokesman on transport, Manny de Freitas, asked minister Dipuo Peters why the licence renewal notices were not being sent out. […]