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…


East Rand Declared Natural Catastrophe Zone by Insurers

The East Rand has been declared a NatCat zone by insurers after heavy rainfalls and flash floods caused extensive damage to vehicles and property in the vicinity of Linksfield and the Gilloolys interchange on 9 November. “As at lunchtime on 10 Nov over 150 claims had already been lodged in Aon’s call centre alone, and…


Defeating distracted driving offers parents and new driver’s greater peace of mind

There can be no doubt that avoidable car accidents have become a considerable problem on our roads, with efforts being made every year to reduce fatalities. However, driving under the influence, speeding and un-roadworthy vehicles aren’t the only culprits, so too is an increasingly common side effect of living in the digital age – distracted…