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Justice Project shares thoughts on speed entrapment within gated communities

Question: Is it legal for officers to hide behind traffic / road signs and not being visible to vehicles? Can a security estate appoint officers to trap in the estate charging ridiculous amounts eg. driving 52km in a 30km zone and the speed fine is R1355.00? Also can you please assist with the following questions…

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Datsun offers some car insurance tips ahead of the festive season

The next most important thing to ensuring that your car is roadworthy and ready to tackle the crowded holiday roads this festive season, is making sure that it is insured. So says Des Fenner, General Manager of Datsun South Africa, who emphasises that motorists should be equally aware of some of the reasons why insurance…

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Hijacking and house robbery suspect arrested on Hans Dettman Highway in Malvern.

On 28 November 2016 at about 13:45, Malvern SAPS Crime Prevention Unit apprehended a suspect in possession of a hijacked VW Polo vehicle on Hans Dettman Highway in Malvern. The Crime Prevention Unit were patrolling the area when they noticed a suspicious driver, members checked the registration of the vehicle, however it did not match…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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