Thieves steal firearms from police station

05 July 2024

Rustenburg – In a shocking breach of security, Lucky Mdluli (33) and Keabetswe Jan Sikwa (43) have been remanded in custody after their separate court appearances on Friday, 28 June 2024, for burglary and possession of suspected stolen firearms.

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ROCKS THROWN FROM MAJAKANENG BRIDGE: 
N4 TRAVELLERS BEWARE

01 July 2024

N4 – On the evening of Sunday, 16 June 2024, a troubling incident occurred on the N4 highway between Mooinooi and Brits, at Majakaneng. Vehicles traveling along this stretch were targeted by individuals throwing rocks from a footbridge.

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Koketso Mogomotsi sentenced to 12 years for murder

01 July 2024

Rustenburg – The Bafokeng Regional Court in Tlhabane has sentenced 25-year-old Koketso Mogomotsi to 12 years imprisonment on Thursday 13 June 2024, for the murder of Nkululeko Njuza.

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R104 ACCIDENT LEAVES TWO INJURED

01 July 2024

Rustenburg – On Friday 21 June 2024, an accident occurred on the R104, just outside Rustenburg, near Vaal Maseru, at approximately 12:30.

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POLICE BUST SUSPECTED MONEY LAUNDERING RING

01 July 2024

Koster/ Rustenburg/ Klerksdorp – A collaborative operation involving the Rustenburg Detectives unit, Klerksdorp Crime Prevention, and the Potchefstroom Flying Squad resulted in the arrest of four suspects in the Dr. Kenneth Kaunda District for possession of suspected stolen property and money laundering on Friday night, 17 May 2024.

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ZINNIAVILLE CBD ROBBERY: SECURITY GUARD MURDERED IN EARLY MORNING ATTACK

01 July 2024

Zinniaville/ Rustenburg – The police are actively investigating an armed robbery, murder, and hijacking following a brutal incident at the Zinniaville central business district (CBD) on Thursday 20 June 2024.

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Pastor arrested mid-sermon, and thief arrested in court
GRUESOME FARM MURDER UPDATE 

21 June 2024

Swartruggens – In an update on the tragic farm murder reported in last week’s Platinum Weekly newspaper, a dedicated multi-disciplinary team has made significant strides in their investigation, leading to several crucial arrests.

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Thieves target Rustenburg SPCA in three separate incidents

21 June 2024

Rustenburg – The Rustenburg Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) experienced a series of break-ins over the past few weeks. On Sunday 2 June 2024, the SPCA was first targeted when intruders broke a section of their wall and stole two blowers and two bush cutters.

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Tragic accident on N4 claims two lives

21 June 2024

Rustenburg – Eagle Trauma Rescue was called to a tragic accident on the N4 on Saturday, 15 June 2024, at approximately 16:00. A double-coupling truck and a light motor vehicle collided just outside Rustenburg, between the Shell Ultra garage and Marikana Toll Plaza.

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Shocking discovery: human bones found 

21 June 2024

Rustenburg – In a chilling discovery, human bones were found in the dense bushes between Kanana and Thekwane on Tuesday 11 June 2024. Lieutenant colonel Amanda Funani confirmed the discovery, which is believed to be the remains of two individuals. She stated, “The identities of the two individuals are still unknown.”

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