Vulture electrocutions spikes

04 May 2018

VulPro, the NGO that safeguard Africa’s vulture population, announced an alarming spike in the number of vultures killed or permanently maimed by South Africa’s electrical grid. A sum total of 23 vultures were killed or permanently injured during April this year.

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DNA RESULTS MATCH?

04 May 2018

Mooinooi – The DNA samples taken from the remains of the two burnt bodies found allegedly matches one of the women that went missing in Mooinooi. 

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Hijacked car and child found abandoned

04 May 2018

Rustenburg – A family whose car was hijacked with their child inside heaved a sigh of relief when their child was found in the abandoned car in Tlhabane, eight hours after the incident on Saturday, 28 April.

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UGLY SCENES OF MOB VIOLENCE HIT RUSTENBURG

27 April 2018

“During this process they burnt a car near the tavern that is alleged to belong to a foreign national. Luckily there was no one in the car. When the mob could not enter the tavern and moved on to a bottle store belonging to another foreign national near the tavern,” lieutenant Mokgadi said.

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Three arrested for house robbery

27 April 2018

Three men appeared before the Rustenburg Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 18 April, on a charge of possession of stolen property and were remanded in custody. The three accused are: Anton Ricken (35), Christian Erasmus (20) and Phenyo Siko (23).

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DOORNHOEK ROBBERY

27 April 2018

Three suspects invaded a small holding property on Doornpoort between Koster and Swartruggens under the pretext that they wanted to buy a cow on Monday, 21 April.

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Burglar sentenced to 12 years

27 April 2018

On Wednesday, 18 April, the Rustenburg Magistrates’ Court convicted and sentenced Nicholas Maseloane (29) to an effective twelve years imprisonment for burglary.

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BAKWENA SADDENED BY EASTER ROAD FATALITIES

20 April 2018

Bakwena Platinum Corridor Concessionaire (Bakwena) recorded six fatalities on the N4 route over the Easter holiday period, which saw peak hour traffic volumes reaching 5100 vehicles per hour at Doornpoort plaza on the N4 and 2800 vehicles per hour on the N1 south on Easter Monday.

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East End armed house robbery

20 April 2018

A suspect arrested in connection with a house robbery that took place on 9 April in East End is due to appear in court in Rustenburg on Friday 20 April.

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SHOCKING CASE OF  POPPIE POSTPONED

20 April 2018

Pre-sentencing proceedings in the murder case of the then 3-year old Poppie van der Merwe shocked the country> The case has recently been postponed in the North Gauteng High Court to 24 May. The postponement of the case follows the rejection of the pre-sentencing report handed in court on Wednesday by the defense of Louisa Koekemoer, the biological mother of Poppie.

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