Pay R30,000 for R268,000 or face jail

22 February 2021

Brits – A 45-year-old man was found guilty of defrauding his employers when he appeared before the Brits Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 19 January. Calvin Kwinana was sentenced to five years imprisonment with an option of a fine of R30,000 after the state successfully proved he was guilty of defrauding the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation, during the time he was employed there as an accountant. 

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INNOCENT BYSTANDERS
[Letter to the editor]

22 January 2021

Rustenburg – It was with great interest that I read about the details of the robbery at Safari Spar in the Platinum Weekly.

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Farewell and thank you

22 January 2021

Rustenburg – No less than eleven officers and members greeted the South African Police Service (SAPS) at the end of November 2020… Most of them celebrated between 30 to 40 years’ service.

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Bumper bash 4 your car & cash

22 January 2021

Rustenburg – A man travelling along the ‘old mine road’ was hijacked on Tuesday 19 January as he approached the R24

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Helicopter crash into Crocodile River

19 January 2021

Brits – Hartbeespoort Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) responded to a distress call after a helicopter crashed near Brits on Sunday morning, 10 January.

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Let’s do it ourselves!
[Letter to the editor]

19 January 2021

Mogwase – I am a proud resident of Mogwase, but lately I am appalled by the state of our shopping/ business complex. Our community is suffering at the hands of the North West Development Corporation as our shopping complex is always extremely dirty. 

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Firearm thieves in the dock 

19 January 2021

Koster – Four burglary suspects aged 32, 37, 41 and 44 appeared before the Koster Magistrates’ Court on Monday 11 January.   

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Diamond dealing duo BUSTED

19 January 2021

NW – Two people were arrested by the Hawks in Christiana on Wednesday 6 January for illegal dealing and possession of diamonds

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Don’t miss the firearm amnesty deadline

19 January 2021

SA – The South African Police Service (SAPS) wishes to remind the public to surrender their illegal and unwanted firearms, firearm parts, or ammunition without fear of being persecuted. The deadline for the firearm amnesty ends on Sunday 31 January.

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COVID CRIMINALS
More than 600 nabbed for not wearing masks

19 January 2021

NW – The North West police said the law will continue to descend heavily on members of the community who are not adhering to the COVID-19 regulations that are in place under the countrywide adjusted level 3 lockdown. 

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