RHINO POACHERS STRIKE AGAIN

26 April 2019

Rustenburg – A rhino carcass without a horn was discovered by rangers at Pilanesberg National Park on 20 April. 

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Fake ‘cops’ murder farm manager

26 April 2019

Hoopstad – Janus Powell, a farm manager at Rietvlei Farm near Hoopstad, was brutally murdered on Saturday 20 April. 

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Farm attacker in custody

19 April 2019

Mooinooi/ Barnardsvlei – Police arrested a 23-year old foreigner, Jan Mawai, for his part in the brutal attack on 88-year old Nic Pienaar. 

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Fidelity ADT nabs
two house robbers

19 April 2019

Rustenburg – Reaction officer at Fidelity ADT Ronald Mokgnoyana was dispatched to a property on 31 March at around 09:07 in Marais Street, Rustenburg, following an alarm activation.

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Life sentences
for two child rapists

19 April 2019

Rustenburg – Two men will find out the hard way that crime does not pay after they were each handed life sentences by the Bafokeng Regional Court in two separate judgements made on Tuesday 5 March and Wednesday 13 March. 

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180 RHINO HORNS CEASED

19 April 2019

Hartbeespoort/ Brits – The Department of Environmental Affairs welcomed the arrest of two men who were allegedly involved in smuggling 180 rhino horns weighing a total of 150kg to the Far East.

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Railway
electrocution

12 April 2019

Rustenburg – Tragedy struck on the afternoon of Friday 5 April, when a 34-year old man was electrocuted on the railway line. 

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Bomb threat at Brits Mall

12 April 2019

Brits – Chaos erupted on 5 April when the Brits Mall reveived a bomb threat. According to general manager of Brits Mall, Magriet van Heerden, calls were received stating that there were bombs inside two of our tenants’ premises.

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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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