Legal

More than 180 persons arrested during Operation O Kae Molao in Kagiso

More than 180 persons arrested during Operation O Kae Molao in Kagiso

The police in Gauteng stamped the authority of the state as they continued to carry out their constitutional mandate of ensuring that the communities are safe and the space for criminal activities is squeezed. The Provincial Commissioner of Gauteng, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela together with Provincial senior managers led the […]

Two stolen trucks recovered in Umkomaas, suspect in court

Two stolen trucks recovered in Umkomaas, suspect in court

An intelligence operation was carried out by the Umkomaas SAPS and Umzinto K9 in the Roseneath area yesterday at 15:30. The team received information about two trucks that were stolen at Mariannhill in July this year. They went to a workshop at Roseneatg where they found two trucks hidden behind […]

What is the law on “covering a load”?

What is the law on “covering a load”?

Question: Please inform me of the law regarding covers. There is a truck in my area transporting woodchips without any covers. Every time we drive behind it or pass it in the opposite direction we get covered in woodchip. Is there any law regarding covers in this case? Answer The […]

Two men nabbed with a large quantity of dagga

Two men nabbed with a large quantity of dagga

Two men aged 38 and 41 are expected to appear before the Vryheid Magistrates Court on Monday, 20 September 2021 facing charges for possession and dealing in dagga. Yesterday members from Vryheid SAPS were patrolling along R33 Vryheid/Paulpietersburg Road at the Kambula farmers market when they spotted a vehicle with […]

Drugs and illicit goods worth half a million rands seized at Emanguzi

Drugs and illicit goods worth half a million rands seized at Emanguzi

Police officers deployed at Emanguzi were conducting stop and searches at Scabazini area when they spotted a courier vehicle driving recklessly. The said vehicle was stopped and a search was conducted. Inside the vehicle, police found several bags of dagga and illicit goods such as takkies, clothes, and other items. […]

Truck trailer stolen in Bolo

Truck trailer stolen in Bolo

Stolen White tri-axle refrigerator closed body trailer with registration number HRC855FS and Vin: AAH166188RNS03156 Trailers have Dirk Lotter written in blue on sides of the trailer. The trailer was loaded with Hisense refrigerators. The picture looks exactly like the trailer that was stolen. Authorities are seeking assistance in locating the […]

Truck hijacking suspects due in court

Truck hijacking suspects due in court

A joint operation was held at Emanguzi and Hluhluwe yesterday, 23 August 2021, to search for suspects involved in the hijacking of a truck. The operation yielded positive results when two suspects aged 33 and 38 years were arrested for a truck hijacking. The suspects were arrested while at Thandizwe […]

Do I need one or more fire extinguishers on my truck?

Do I need one or more fire extinguishers on my truck?

Question: Our company uses horse and trailer trucks to transport concrete slabs manufactured using cement, polystyrene and fibreglass within and across Provinces. These concrete slabs are not classified as Dangerous Goods. And we, therefore, do not have Fire Extinguishers on the outside of the truck and trailer but rather one inside […]

Provincial Commissioner welcomes arrest of copper cable theft suspects

Provincial Commissioner welcomes arrest of copper cable theft suspects

The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Manamela has welcomed the arrest of 26 suspects aged between 25 and 38, for copper cable theft. Fourteen of these suspects were arrested on Wednesday, 04 August 2021 and the other 12 were arrested this morning. […]