Fraudster’s luck runs out

24 May 2019

Rustenburg – A man residing in Rustenburg was arrested on Wednesday 22 May and charged with fraud and possession of stolen goods after his scheme of ‘buying’ toys, watches, cellular phones, television sets and other electrical appliances from a popular online retailer – before reselling them for a profit – was foiled.

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Kroondal farmer attacked

24 May 2019

Rustenburg/ Kroondal – On the morning of 16 May at about 07:00, a farmer and one of his workers were driving around the property outside Kroondal when they noticed three men next to the road.

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8-year old
killed by bully 

24 May 2019

Koster – An incident in which an 8-year old boy died, six days after he was physically attacked by an older learner in Koster, has highlighted the challenges that schools often face regarding bullying. 

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CIT HEIST FOILED – AGAIN 

24 May 2019

Rustenburg – A group of armed criminals failed to rob two cash in transit (CIT) vehicles on Monday 20 May after brave guards managed to fight them off during the shoot-out.  

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Heavy jail term for Mandrax dealers

24 May 2019

Rustenburg/ Madikwe – Four men from Madikwe will learn the hard way that crime does not pay after they were sentenced to a combined 63 years behind bars for the illegally manufacturing and dealing in Mandrax. 

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Attack on ‘Terminator’ 
puts SA in bad light

24 May 2019

Sandton – The attack in Sandton by an unknown assailant on the former California governor and movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger, has put South African in a bad light at a time when the country is pulling out all stops to show a reduction in crime activities.  

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Four injured in foiled cash in transit heist

17 May 2019

Rustenburg – Approximately 18:00 on the evening of Thursday 9 May, three police officers, one security official, and a bystander were injured during a cash in transit (CIT) heist

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Brutal attack in broad daylight 

17 May 2019

Rustenburg – “I struggle to sleep at night. I keep hearing the screams,” said Maria Englezakis in an interview with Platinum Weekly. She, her mother and a friend were brutally attacked on Thursday 2 May.

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Alleged serial rapists in court 

17 May 2019

Brits – The Brits Magistrates’ Court has denied bail to two suspects, Sello Molefe (37) and Sello Sidile (40), who were arrested on Monday 6 May on multiple charges of rape.  

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R6.5 MILLION STORAGE BUST IN RUSTENBURG 

17 May 2019

Rustenburg – An intelligence-led operation by Rustenburg Police on Thursday 2 May resulted in the confiscation of illegal goods, estimated to over R6.5 million. 

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