Hijacking suspects arrested, weapons seized in the Orlando area, Soweto.

Suspects arrested for possession of hijacked vehicles, unlicensed firearms and ammunition. Yesterday at approximately 15:00, members of the Special Law Enforcement Unit of the Department of Community Safety, stopped a suspicious vehicle in the Orlando area Soweto. On further investigation on the vehicle it was established that the vehicle was hijacked in Bronkhorstspruit and recovered…

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Ctrack cracks down on SA’s rising carjacking crimes

Vehicle tracking services company Ctrack, an Inseego company, recently intercepted a carjacking attempt in KwaZulu-Natal which resulted in the capture of three suspects and a wanted criminal. National crime statistics (2015/2016) released in September reveal an alarming increase in hijackings in South Africa, which rose by 14.3% over the previous 12-month period. This amounts to…


Suspect arrested in Lentegeur with unlicensed firearm and hijacked vehicle.

Western Cape: Suspect arrested in Lentegeur with an unlicensed firearm and a hijacked vehicle. This morning the swift reaction to a suspicious vehicle by members attached to Lentegeur police led to the arrest of a suspect who was caught in possession of an unlicensed firearm and a hijacked vehicle. At around 11:30, a green VW…


Two wanted ‘smash and grab’ suspects arrested on Link Road, Chatsworth

Yesterday, 20 November 2016, Chatsworth Intervention Unit, together with Captain S Govender from Ethekwini Inner South Cluster tackled two wanted ‘smash and grab’ suspects on Link Road, Chatsworth near the informal settlement. The team swiftly reacted after receiving information that the ‘smash and grab’ suspects were lurking under Croftdene Bridge to attack their next prey.…


Stop and searches conducted in Soweto for a Safer Festive Season

Gauteng: Soweto East SAPS Cluster in conjunction with the Johannesburg Metro Police conducted a #SaferFestiveSeason #Back2Basics stop and search operation yesterday, 15 November 2016. The primary focus the operation is to make sure that the community of Soweto feel safe, criminal activities are reduced as well as to reclaim the streets from the criminals. Members…


What are the Driving habits that can destroy your wallet?

Your vehicle is one of your most costly possessions, and it’s certainly one on which you heavily depend. So, you want it to last as long as possible. Even if you have the proper vehicle maintenance measures in place, there may be important day-to-day responsibilities you overlook that have a negative impact on the life…