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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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Consumer Credit Index Shows Credit Conditions Challenging in Q3, but not Deteriorating Rapidly

The Consumer Credit Index (CCI) increased marginally in Q3 2016 from 48.6 to 49.0, according to TransUnion, a global leader in credit and information management. The CCI is based on a 100-point scale, where 50.0 is the break-even level of improvement and deterioration of credit health. The index is made up of three components: consumer…

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