R9 million illegal cigarettes confiscated

12 April 2019

Rustenburg – The Rustenburg Cluster Trio Task team acted on information on 4 April and recovered a twenty-two-wheel truck – loaded to full capacity with illicit cigarettes.

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Poacher

killed by elephant, eaten by lions

12 April 2019

Kruger National Park – Kruger National Park (KNP) rangers assisted by Komatipoort and Skukuza Police, helped the family of a suspected poacher to find closure by recovering his remains in the Crocodile bridge section  of KNP, on Thursday, 4 April.

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Cash-in-transit heist

05 April 2019

Rustenburg – A armoured vehicle, traveling from a collection point towards the depot, was ambushed on the evening of Monday 1 April.

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Second
cash-in-transit heist

05 April 2019

Mogwase – Another cash-in-transit (CIT) heist took place on Wednesday 3 April at approximately 17:50 on the R510 road at Monakato.

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Lovers’ quarrel escalates 
to murder

05 April 2019

Phokeng/ Rustenburg – A 31-year old man from Mogojane village near Phokeng was arrested on Wednesday 27 March shortly after the police discovered the body of his girlfriend under the couple’s bed. 

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Kwaggaspan gate stolen?

05 April 2019

Rustenburg – Kwaggaspan is a familiar sight among the Rustenburg community and a common crime hotspot.

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Theft of manhole covers, a growing concern 
[Letter to the editor]

05 April 2019

Nearly every single steel manhole cover has been stolen, sold to scrap yards and replaced. It is unthinkable that scrap yards would buy these stolen covers, as it the property of the municipality.

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Six nabbed for illegal gold refining

29 March 2019

Stilfontein – A woman and five men, believed to be involved in illegal mining and gold refining activities in Khuma near Stilfontein, were arrested by the police and Hawks at different locations on Thursday 21 March. 

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Vehicle engulfed in flames

29 March 2019

Rustenburg – On the afternoon of Wednesday 27 March, a vehicle caught fire right before the Arnoldistad turn-off outside of Rustenburg on the R24. 

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