CRIME

Sexual offences cases are being withdrawn due to DNA processing backlog

Over 37,000 DNA specimens yet to be processed in the Western Cape alone

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26 October 2021

Immigrants in Gqeberha say they live in fear after Cele and Mbalula’s remarks

“They came here to fan xenophobia” says informal trader

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22 October 2021

Equipment worth more than R6 million stolen from technical school in Gqeberha

Parents and learners demand the the department provide proper fencing around the school

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21 October 2021

Steel strike continues as NUMSA members reject SEIFSA offer

Investigation ongoing into security guards accused of using live ammunition on striking workers

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14 October 2021

Abahlali demands probe into Cato Manor police after new arrests

Movement says the criminal justice system is being used to silence its members

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13 October 2021

Activists to sue NPA over “false” arrest and imprisonment

Charges against Abahlali BaseMjondolo members were withdrawn on Monday

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5 October 2021

Phoenix woman injured during July unrest can no longer work

Police are still investigating incidents in Phoenix relating to murder, assault and attempted murder

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28 September 2021

Police officers arrested for death in custody of Regan Naidoo

“My son died for something he knew nothing about” says father

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27 September 2021

Patrollers say MK “veterans” duped them about PRASA jobs

PRASA has failed to clarify the situation

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21 September 2021

Everyone agrees that Vrygrond needs a police station. But nothing happens

Activists want to know why they don’t have a station when a R100 million proposal to revamp Muizenberg police station was abandoned

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6 September 2021

Poor policing blamed as vigilantes face justice in Mdantsane

Four members of a local anti-crime forum in court on several charges, including murder

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3 September 2021

Mdantsane residents come out in support of vigilantism accused

March in support of members of an anti-crime forum charged with murdering a security guard

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31 August 2021

“The investigating officer in charge of my case used to chill with my rapist”

Rape Crisis marks six years since the launch of its Rape Survivors’ Justice Campaign

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27 August 2021

Study finds extreme levels of violence against sex workers

Decriminalisation of sex work will make women safer, says advocacy group

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27 August 2021

Platinum mine tense after assassination of unionist

NUMSA’s Malibongwe Mdazo was gunned down outside the CCMA office in Rustenburg

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26 August 2021