Suspected housebreakers arrested

26 July 2019

Rustenburg – Three suspected criminals were arrested on Tuesday 23 July after failing to explain to the police why they were in possession of a bolt cutter, craw bar and other items associated with housebreaking crimes. 

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MINE PROPERTY STOLEN, 
34 ARRESTED

19 July 2019

Rustenburg – The Police arrested 34 suspects between 1 and 30 June regarding the damage and theft of mine infrastructure. 

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COUNTING THE COSTS 
OF A VIOLENT PROTEST

19 July 2019

Ottosdal – Offices belonging to the Tswaing Local Municipality and a community library in Letsopa were torched by angry residents of Ottosdal on Wednesday 10 July during a protest due to poor service delivery. 

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RAPIST BEHIND BARS

19 July 2019

Rustenburg – The 42-year old James Tshepo Marobi, who was accused of raping a 15-year old girl, was sentenced to life imprisonment on Tuesday 2 July 2019 by the Tlhabane Magistrates’ Court.

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Taxi operator arrested unlicensed firearms

19 July 2019

Rustenburg – On Wednesday 17 July, John Kgaogelo Motllhamme, a taxi operator, appeared before the Rustenburg Magistrates’ Court on charges for the possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition as well as the negligent handling of a firearm.

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Notorious criminal’s
luck runs out

12 July 2019

NW – A man  ranked on the top 50 list of North West’s most wanted criminals, was arrested during provincial operations by police detectives from 4 to 5 July. 

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PARTNERS AGAINST CRIME

05 July 2019

Rustenburg – Yet another criminal was taken off the streets of Rustenburg thanks to the collaboration between the Rustenburg Police and Bojanala Crime Unit (BCU).

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BREAK-IN FOILED

05 July 2019

Rustenburg – In the early hours of Tuesday 2 July, police successfully arrested four suspects.

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PROTESTERS NABBED FOR VIOLENCE
AND LOOTING

05 July 2019

Potchefstroom – Ten people were arrested and charged with public violence following a wave of protests in Ikageng and Kanana near Potchefstroom.

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TWO RAPISTS = 90 YEARS JAILTIME

05 July 2019

North West – Two men were handed long jail sentences by the Zeerust Regional Court, which convicted them of rape and murder in separate and unrelated incidents. 

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