Burnt body found

04 October 2019

Rustenburg – Police are carrying out DNA tests to determine if the recently discovered burnt remains of a child is that of either one of the two girls reported missing in the area. 

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Brutal attack in broad daylight

04 October 2019

Rustenburg – In the afternoon of Wednesday 2 October, a woman was brutally attacked while working in her home-office on a farm outside Rustenburg.

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Concrete brick thrown
through windshield 

04 October 2019

Rustenburg – A young family’s life was changed in the blink of an eye, in the early hours of Saturday 21 September.

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Hijack suspects in court 

04 October 2019

Rustenburg – Two men, charged with hijacking and being in the possession of a suspected stolen vehicle, appeared before the Rustenburg Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 26 September. 

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12-year old drowned

04 October 2019

Brits – Police in the North West are investigating the drowning of a 12-year old boy from Brits in the Damonsville Dam.

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Former cop jailed for cocaine smuggling  

04 October 2019

NW – A former police constable was sentenced to 35 years in prison on Thursday 19 September, for her role in the smuggling of cocaine from Brazil to South Africa from 2007 to 2009.  

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Illegal use of 
SASSA brand

04 October 2019

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is distressed by unscrupulous shop owners who illegally use its name to target social grants beneficiaries. In certain recent instances, beneficiaries fell prey to scammers. 

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Prisoners escape from Klerksdorp court

04 October 2019

Klerksdorp – Five men facing charges ranging from armed robbery, the illegal possession of unlicensed firearms to attempted murder, escaped from the Klerksdorp Regional Court on Thursday 17 September, shortly after their court appearances. 

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Suspected murder mastermind Koos Strydom 
– found dead

27 September 2019

Mooinooi – Koos Strydom, the alleged ‘master mind’ behind the murder of Joey and Anisha van Niekerk, was reported dead by national media on Friday 20 September.

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Two die in head-on collision

20 September 2019

Rustenburg/ Kroondal – Two men tragically lost their lives in a head-on collision on Saturday 14 September. According to police spokesperson captain Elsabé Augoustides, the two men aged 21 and 25 were traveling in opposite directions on the R104 near Kroondal when the accident occurred.

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