Police Units ensure a safer Easter period by arresting 11 Suspects and seizing two Hijacked Vehicles

Western Cape: In our quest to hunt down criminals who threaten the safety of our communities, the SAPS of the Western Cape focussed on theft and hijacking of motor vehicles during the past week. The Vehicle Identification Section (VIS) and their colleagues in the Provincial Hijacking Task Team conducted operations on Friday 2017-03-31, concentrating on…


Make car maintenance a year- round priority and avoid unexpected holiday car bills

Affordable motoring is, in large part, a maintenance issue. The better the maintenance, the less the chance of mechanical and systems failures occurring – which can prove rather costly, says Datsun South Africa. At this time of year the call goes out nationally for people to have their cars checked before tackling roads to holiday…


Stolen vehicle recovered, suspect arrested after high speed chase, Durban North

A man has been arrested following a high speed chase through Durban North on Tuesday afternoon. A Toyota RAV 4 vehicle was taken in a house robbery in the Morningside area on Monday night. The vehicle in question was fitted with a tracking device and monitored by Tracker. At approximately 13h00 a positive identification of…


Abandoned hijacked and stolen vehicles recovered in New Brighton and Kwadesi

Eastern Cape: Yesterday, 4 September 2016 at 11:45, Port Elizabeth K9 members recovered an abandoned hijacked vehicle in Nikiwe Street, New Brighton.

Port Elizabeth Flying Squad members also recovered an abandoned stolen vehicle in Kwadesi area.

Police are investigating the cases.

Also view:

Hijack Prevention Guidelines

Crime as a Threat to Road Safety



Police constable arrested after assisting in attempted cross-border transfer of stolen vehicle

Hawks’ Anti-Corruption Unit members have arrested police Constable Mahlatse Phillip Tselana (30) stationed at Groblersbridge Port of Entry and his friend Lesley Malose Molele (31) for corruption on Saturday, 27 August 2016. The intelligence revealed that Tselana demanded a bribe from Mozambican nationals in June 2016 in order to allow them to cross the border…

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You’ve Been Arrested for a Traffic Violation, Now What?

In the unfortunate event that you are arrested for a traffic violation, it is important that you are aware of and understand your rights and responsibilities. Unfortunately, although corrupt traffic officials are rife in South Africa, the chances are very slim that they will simply arrest you for a reason that is not just. However…

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Latest carjacking hot-spot areas in Gauteng as identified by Crime Intelligence

Please be  vigilant in the carjacking hot-spot areas listed below: The William Nicol Drive off ramp from the N1 from the Sandton side. The corner of Old Pretoria Road and 1st Avenue in Alexandra. New Road off ramp in Midrand. Riviera Road off ramp near Killarney Mall. Intersection of Christiaan de Wet Road and Wilgerood…


SAPS urge motorists to observe the rules of the road and to exercise patience and courtesy

With the Easter holidays just a week away, the South African Police Service (SAPS) will be heightening its crime-fighting efforts with the launch of ‘Operation Paseka’. This safety campaign has a duel focus of clamping down on opportunistic crime and road safety during this period. The Easter weekend is a peak season when people embark…


10 Stolen vehicles recovered at vehicle checkpoints by Police in Cape Town

Nyanga Cluster Police under the command of Major General Robbie Robberts apprehended 335 suspects during the week as from 2015-03-23 until 2015-03-30. From Friday evening until Sunday morning there were operations at all seven stations. Vehicle control points were done to search vehicles for dangerous weapons, firearms and unlicensed vehicles. Continuous stop and search, wanted…