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  1. LazyLion

    Five of KZN's Most Wanted Arrested

    Five of the most wanted criminals in KwaZulu-Natal were arrested on Thursday, police said. "In the early hours of Thursday, police arrested five most wanted suspects aged between 28 and 83 (SUBS: CORR) who had terrorised the community in different policing areas," Captain Thulani Zwane said...
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    Farmers Arrested after catching alleged Rhino Poacher

    Three Limpopo farmers have been arrested for alleged attempted murder after apprehending a suspected rhino poacher, Beeld reported on Thursday. The three farmers, PP Mare, Chris Naude and Johannes van Zyl, were being held in the Gravelotte police cells, the newspaper reported. Their lawyer...
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    10 Metro cops battle to arrest taxi driver

    Johannesburg - It’s almost 10am and Joburg’s Bree Street taxi rank precinct is chaotic as usual. Three female Joburg metro police (JMPD) officers approach a minibus taxi parked at the intersection of Sauer and Gwigwi Mrwebi streets. The taxi driver reverses his vehicle just as the cops...
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    Two wounded in Springs Shootout

    An alleged armed robber and a policeman have been wounded in a shootout in Springs, Gauteng police said on Tuesday. Flying Squad members stopped at the Selection Park supermarket to buy refreshments around 4pm on Monday, Lt-Col Lungelo Dlamini said. "Unaware that a robbery was in progress...
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    Cops blow up Gupta gift

    North West - From dried fruit to chocolates from as far afield as North America, Asia and Australia. These were the goodies – packed in exotic containers – which accompanied standard invitation cards sent to the Cabinet ministers and other high-profile guests for the recent wedding of the...
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    Protests watched: Cwele

    An early warning system is in place to alert law enforcement officials to potentially violent protests, State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele said on Tuesday. Delivering his budget vote speech in the National Assembly, Cwele blamed "socio-economic factors and the global economic slowdown"...
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    Limpopo cracks whip on Poachers

    A total of 31 people have been arrested for alleged rhino poaching in Limpopo this year, provincial police said on Tuesday. Colonel Ronel Otto said that during the arrests police seized 11 rifles, 128 rounds of ammunition, and several knives and axes. Four rhino horns and two elephant...
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    Death Toll Rises among Circumcision Initiates

    Eight boys have died after attending initiation schools around KwaMhlanga and Verena, Mpumalanga police said on Friday. "An investigation has been launched and a post mortem will be conducted to determine the cause of death," spokesman Colonel Leonard Hlathi said in a statement. He said...
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    Officers filmed taking bribes, performing sexual acts

    An East Rand policeman has been caught on video taking money from a man on whom a policewoman then performs a sexual act for money, it was reported on Friday. The video was recorded in a parking lot near the East Rand Mall, in Boksburg, at 3am on Saturday, Beeld reported. A copy was sent to...
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    Joburg Police Imposter Held

    A woman who pretended to be a police officer to solicit money from foreigners was arrested in Johannesburg on Wednesday, police said. Captain Katlego Mogale said the 42-year-old woman and an accomplice showed foreigners a police appointment certificate and demanded to see their passports...
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    Cops arrested for corruption in Free State

    Nine police officers were arrested, along with seven other people, for fraud and corruption at the Caledonspoort border post on Tuesday, the Hawks said. Spokesman Captain Paul Ramaloko said of the seven, six were immigration officers and one an official from the health department. The...
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    Would-be Robber Thwarted by Chilli in Australia

    A quick-thinking worker at a takeaway food store in Sydney has stopped an attempted robbery by throwing a bucket of chilli at a would-be thief, leaving him with minor burns, Australian police said Monday. New South Wales state police said a man walked into the store on Sunday and ordered some...
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    Journalist assaulted by police in South Africa

    I see a big civil claim coming. Police saving an ANC councillor, from a angry mob, get snapped by newspaper photographer and decide to arrest him. http://www.timeslive.co.za/local/2013/05/02/sanef-condemn-photographer-assault Clearly, the ANC big shot has a good relationship with the local...
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    Two North West Cops Held for Corruption

    Two North West policemen have been arrested for corruption and robbery, police said on Tuesday. The two, aged 29 and 33, allegedly entered two tuck-shops on Monday and demanded money from the owners, Brigadier Thulani Ngubane said. "They allegedly told them [the shop owners] that they are...
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    "Professor" Fined over Police Uniform

    Kwaito star Mkhonzeni "Professor" Langa has been fined R3000, or one month in prison, for wearing a metro police uniform to the Metro FM music awards in February, it was reported on Tuesday. The Durban Magistrate's Court ordered that half of the penalty would be conditionally suspended for...
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    Mutilated Body found at KZN School

    A murder is being investigated after a woman's mutilated body was found at a school in Umlazi, Durban, at the weekend, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Monday. The 29-year-old woman had been stabbed several times and her stomach had been cut open, said Lt-Col Vincent Mdunge. Her body was found...
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    Dutch Schools Closed, Police Deployed after 4chan Shooting threat

    Armed police were deployed and schools closed in the western Dutch city of Leiden on Monday after an apparent student threat to "shoot my Dutch teacher and as many students as I can". A decision was taken late Sunday night to close secondary schools to thousands of pupils following a tip-off...
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    Vietnam Police Seize 53 King Cobras from Car

    Vietnamese police say they have seized 53 king cobras from a car in Hanoi and arrested the driver. Officer Dang Van Hanh said Monday the live snakes were taken to a wildlife rescue center near the capital where they treated before being released into the wild. King cobras are the world's...
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    Police: 5 Dead in Washington State Shooting Incident

    Police say five people are dead in a shooting at an apartment complex south of Seattle, including a suspect who was shot by officers responding to the chaotic scene. Federal Way police spokeswoman Cathy Schrock says officers responded to a 9:30 p.m. Sunday emergency call in Federal Way of...
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    Rolf Harris charged with sexual assaults, making child porn

    British media say veteran entertainer Rolf Harris has been arrested as part of a police investigation into sexual abuse allegations stemming from the Jimmy Savile scandal. Britain's major media outlets followed The Sun newspaper Friday in identifying Harris, an Australian-born artist...
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