Entries by Salmaan Seedat

Third arrest after Rhodes Park horror

  21 December 2015 at 09:08am By: ILANIT CHERNICK Johannesburg – A third suspect has been arrested in connection with the Rhodes Park rape and murders. A 33-year-old man was nabbed on Friday in Sunnyside Park, Pretoria, according to Gauteng police spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Lungelo Dlamini. Two other suspects, aged 22 and 24, were arrested – […]

Beware of thugs spoiling Christmas

December 14 2015 at 06:28pm By SAKHILE NDLAZI Pretoria – It is people’s favorite time of the year with most switching off from work mode and either embarking on their Christmas holiday, shopping or eating out frequently. With everyone in a jovial mood, December is synonymous with spending and cheerfulness, but that can quickly turn into a nightmare […]

Lawyer withdraws from Rhodes Park case

2015-12-09 19:12 Mpho Raborife, News24 Johannesburg – A lawyer has withdrawn from representing one of the men facing rape and murder charges after allegedly attacking two couples at Rhodes Park in Kensington in October, the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court heard. On Wednesday afternoon, 24-year-old Thabo Nkala said he had told the court on a previous occasion […]

Man shot dead in shoot-out with cops

December 6 2015 at 11:19am By ANA Reporter Durban – A man possibly linked to police killings and the Seven Oaks shoot-out with police was shot dead in another shoot-out with police in KwaMashu, Durban, while his alleged accomplice was arrested, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Sunday. KwaMashu police were patrolling KwaMashu and surrounding areas at […]

Rhodes Park case: identikits released

December 1 2015 at 01:09pm  By Staff reporter Johannesburg – Police have released the identikits of three men they say may be able to assist with the investigation into the Rhodes Park murder case. Police are also offering a reward of up to R100 000 for information that may lead to the arrest and conviction […]

We need a meeting of minds on crime intelligence – top cop

Lizeka Tandwa,News24 | News24 15:37 30/11/2015 Johannesburg – Police deputy provincial commissioner Major General Theko Pharasi made grand promises to the Gauteng crime intelligence network (GCIN) during its convention at the National Museum of Military History on Saturday. He said police must form a stronger partnership with the GCIN which, meant they would move its services […]

Guard killed in Polokwane mall robbery

November 25 2015 at 07:26pm By ANA Reporter Polokwane – A mall in Polokwane was closed on Wednesday after armed robbers shot and killed a security guard near a jewellery store. Two suspects were arrested by police. Police said a group of armed robbers entered the jewellery store, robbed a client and the shop of […]

Joburg man shoots intruder dead

November 20 2015 at 08:06pm By Kate Morrissey Johannesburg – Yet another Joburg family has fought back against robbers who gained entry to their property, shooting one of them in the head. A shoot-out ensued at a Hyde Park home on Thursday afternoon after a man in his forties noticed four men wearing black balaclavas […]

Consumers urged to look out for ATM scammers

JOBURG – As the festive season approaches, consumers are urged to remain vigilant and not fall prey to financial scammers. Standard Bank has issued tips to consumers on how to avoid being a target for scammers during the festive season. This advice came from Nitesh Patel, head of customer financial solutions and personal banking at […]