RHINO POACHING ACCUSED IN COURT

13 July 2018

Rustenburg/ Sun City – Rhino poaching accused Arnelo Mhlanga (39) appeared before the Mogwase Magistrates’ Court facing charges of the possession of rhino horns and the illegal possession of firearms and ammunition.

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SERIAL RAPIST SENTENCED

13 July 2018

Rustenburg – A serial rapist’s spree finally came to an end when the Bafokeng Regional Court sentenced him on Friday 6 July to two life imprisonment sentences and an additional 206 years behind bars.

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NEWBORN BABY DUMPED IN A DUSTBIN

13 July 2018

Rustenburg – The Rustenburg police are following several leads in the investigation regarding a new-born baby found dumped in a dustbin at the taxi rank in Rustenburg on Monday 9 July.

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COPPER CABLE THIEVES RAN OUT OF LUCK

13 July 2018

Rustenburg – Two copper cable thieves’ luck ran out when the two vehicles in which they were transporting their loot were involved in a vehicle accident near the Dr Moroka drive turn-off on Wednesday morning 4 July.

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Car thieves arrested in Phokeng

13 July 2018

Rustenburg/ Phokeng – The case involving three suspects aged between 24 and 59 arrested for car theft in Phokeng, has been remanded to Monday 16 July by the Bafokeng Magistrates' Court in Tlhabane, according to sergeant Gabaiphiwe Kgatlha, police spokesperson of the South African Police Service (SAPS).

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American Swiss jewellery store robbed

06 July 2018

Rustenburg – The American Swiss store in Rustenburg was robbed by three armed men who held staff at gunpoint before fleeing with jewellery, sunglasses and cell phones on Thursday 28 June.

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HIJACKERS CAPTURED   

06 July 2018

Rustenburg – Two suspects allegedly hijacked and killed the owner of a Hyundai vehicle in Katlehong in the East Rand and fled in the direction of Rustenburg… all the while with a chopper and an Altech Netstar bakkie hot in pursuit on Wednesday 4 July.

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Two more rhino poachers in custody

06 July 2018

Rustenburg – Two more rhino poachers were arrested on Wednesday 4 July and are now in custody for the killing of endangered wild animals for their horns at the Pilanesberg National Park.

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Pedestrian killed on N4

06 July 2018

Rustenburg – The South African Police Service (SAPS) confirmed that an unidentified man died after being hit by a white VW Golf on Monday 25 June around midday.

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‘My uncle turned me into a sex slave’

06 July 2018

Swartruggens – A case involving a 53-year old man who allegedly kept his niece as a sex slave has been postponed to 8 August by the Swartruggens Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 27 June.

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