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Eastern Cape: Truck transporting mohair, hijacked. Police seek information

Eastern Cape: Truck transporting mohair, hijacked. Police seek information

PORT ELIZABETH – The Provincial Organized Crime Investigation Unit (Prov OCI) in Port Elizabeth is seeking assistance from the community for information that can lead to the arrest of suspects and/or the recovery of 55 bales of mohair. On Wednesday, 16 October 2019 at approximately 23:00, a truck was transporting […]

Road Traffic Update – AARTO Regulation Amendments

Road Traffic Update – AARTO Regulation Amendments

The Department of Transport and the Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA) have published an amendment to the AARTO Regulations (Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Regulations), 2008 in Government Notice No. 1319, for public comment. Comments may be submitted for 30 days from the date of publication (10 November 2019). […]

Trilateral Cross-Border operation makes an indelible dent on displaced crime

Trilateral Cross-Border operation makes an indelible dent on displaced crime

Police efforts to fight cross border crime between Eastern, Northern and Western Cape by intercepting criminals moving from one province to another committing crime and engaging in illegal activities have been rewarded with successes. This was achieved through strategic deployment of human and material resources aimed to break the backbone […]

Workshops to be held to discuss the impact of AARTO

Workshops to be held to discuss the impact of AARTO

The AARTO legislation has remained in the news over the last few weeks, and everyone is awaiting the implementation of the legislation. The Road Traffic Infringement Authority (RTIA) indicated that the Regulations, in terms of the AARTO Act, as it is amended by Act 4 of 2019, will be published […]

Two arrested after truck hijacking in Kempton Park

Two arrested after truck hijacking in Kempton Park

Today, 06 June 2019 at about 11:00 a driver and his crew were hijacked at Electron Road, Spartan, Kempton Park. It is alleged that the driver and his crew were driving along Electron Road in Spartan when a Toyota Fortuner and a silver grey Audi intercepted the truck. The complainant […]

Upington POP Unit nets successes in countering illegal cigarette trade

Upington POP Unit nets successes in countering illegal cigarette trade

Since Monday, 2019-01-21, up until Sunday, 2019-01-27, members of Upington Public Order Policing (POP) Unit under the command of Captain Crause conducted crime prevention operations and crowd management during the voter registration weekend in the Kakamas and Augrabies Policing Areas. Six arrests were made for drunkenness and rebellious behaviour while […]

Truck drivers arrested for public violence

Truck drivers arrested for public violence

Four truck drivers aged between 28 and 38 years of age were arrested yesterday on the N3 in the Van Reenen area. The drivers used their articulated vehicles to block off both the south bound as well as the north bound carriageways. During the blockage, two trucks were set alight. […]