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Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa  and the National Police Commissioner Riah  Phiyega released the latest round of annual crime statistics for the 2012/2013 financial year in Pretoria. Picture: Moeletsi Mabe.19/09/2013.The Times

Bid to stop firing of corrupt cops

HUNDREDS of SA police members and their union, Popcru, say the process followed to sack about 1 000 of them because they have criminal records is grossly unfair and unlawful.


Police rescue kidnapped woman

PATROLLING police officers from the K-9 dog unit in East London inadvertently rescued a kidnap victim from two alleged rapists when they pulled over a vehicle yesterday morning.

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Police question ten after elderly woman set alight

TEN people have been taken in for questioning in connection with the murder of an elderly Lady Frere woman who was necklaced to death on January 4.

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Children among 12 victims of festive season drownings

POLICE have reported that 12 people drowned in the Eastern Cape over the Christmas period.

SHORT OF KNOWHOW: A recent investigation into numerous police stations around East London revealed that many  SAPS members don't know how to handle complaints of sexual harassment. PHOTO: MARK ANDREWS

Corruption scandal rocks EC police HQ

Top cops and clerks are being probed in Zwelitsha. SENIOR Eastern Cape police officials and clerks working at the provincial headquarters in Zwelitsha are being investigated for fraud and corruption totalling about R1million.


Five die on EC roads

Five people died on Eastern Cape roads this weekend. Provincial Arrive Alive spokesman Tshepo Machaea said three people died on Sunday afternoon when an Avanza transporting six people lost control.

POLICE Minister Nathi Mthethwa

Nkandla report could breach state security: Minister

POLICE Minister Nathi Mthethwa has claimed that Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s provisional report on the upgrades to President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home contains several state security breaches which needed to be identified for the public protector to omit.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: The Independent Police Investigative Directorate has confirmed it is investigating national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega. The police boss is accused of trying to defeat the ends of justice

Calls for Phiyega to step aside as Ipid probe starts

NATIONAL police commissioner General Riah Phiyega must be suspended pending the outcome of a probe into allegations that she defeated the ends of justice, the DA said yesterday.

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